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Uzoho Faces Long Layoff With Ruptured Knee; Omonia Wish Goalie Speedy Recovery

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, Wednesday underwent scan test following the knee injury he sustained during Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in an international friendly Sunday in Singapore, Completesports.com reports.

Uzoho is facing a long layoff as a result of the knee injury.

In a statement on Wednesday, Omonia Nikosia said the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup winner with Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets has been diagnosed with a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament.

“Francis Uzoho has been diagnosed with a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament and external meniscus he got in the international game between Nigeria and Brazil,” Omonia Nicosia said in a statement.

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“Speedy recovery and return to action Francis. The OMONIA family is by your side!.”

Uzoho has been capped 16 times by the Super Eagles. He is currently a loanee at Omonia Nicosia from Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna.

The statement by Omonia did not however disclose how long Uzoho will stay out of action due to the injury.

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Source: C.completesports

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