Abuja - Akwa United defender Otobong Effiong will not be available when they face leaders Kano Pillars in the Glo Premier League match day 27 clash on Sunday at the Kano Pillars Stadium in Sabongari, Kano.
Effiong is yet to recover fully from the head injury he sustained in his side's 1-0 win against Enyimba in Wednesday's match day 26 tie at the Uyo Township Stadium, SuperSport reports.
The rugged defender was substituted immediately after the head clash with Enyimba's attacker.
Akwa United technical adviser, Patrick Udoh, said the player's head injury is severe and will amount to unnecessary risk to field him against a physically strong side like Kano Pillars.
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