Napoli Striker Victor Osimhen Has Been Ruled Out Of Football For Three Months After Undergoing Surgery

 Nigerian and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has been ruled out of action for three months after undergoing surgery on his cheekbone and eye socket.

Serie A club Napoli disclosed this in a statement released on their official website on Tuesday.

“On Tuesday morning, Victor Osimhen was operated on his cheekbone and eye socket by Gianpaolo Tartaro, who was assisted by Dr Mario Santagata with Dr Raffaele Canonico also present.

“Titanium plates and screws were used in the operation.

“The player is doing well and will remain under observation for the next few days.

“Osimhen is expected to return to action in three months.”

Victor Osimhen will now miss the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

The CAF tournament will run from 9th January to 6th February, 2022.

The 22-year-old striker has scored nine goals and provided two assists in 14 games in all competitions.

By James Agberebi 


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