Seville - Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor has been ruled out of action till January 2014,due to a chronic adductor enthesopathy he suffered on his left foot,KickOff Nigeria reports .
The Super Eagles star is expected to undergo surgery this week, which rules him out of Nigeria’s World Cup playoff against Ethiopia on Saturday in Calabar.
Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi listed Igiebor among his squad for the crucial game as well as the international friendly against Italy on November 18 in London.Nigeria take a 2-1 advantage into Saturday’s fixture against Ethiopia.
Betis take on the challenge presented by Lyon in the UEFA Europa League on November 28 with the return leg to be played in December.
Igiebor will miss both these matches due to this injury.
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