Lagos - The Nigeria Football Federation has concluded all
arrangements with a specialist hospital in Doha, Qatar for the treatment of
injured Flying Eagles striker Obinna Nwobodo.
Nwobodo, who travelled out of Abuja on Wednesday aboard an
Emirates Airline flight, to connect to Doha in Dubai on Thursday morning, will
spend a minimum of six weeks at the Asepetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine
Hospital, Doha undergoing treatment for anterior cruciate ligament tear.
The energetic forward was injured in the second half of the
final match of the 2015 African Youth Championship, in which Nigeria pipped
hosts Senegal 1-0 in Dakar on March 22.
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The injury forced the player to miss the 2015 FIFA U-20
World Cup, where the Flying Eagles were eliminated by Germany in the Round of
The Enugu Rangers' forward has not played football ever
since, as he has struggled to walk.
The latest development comes as a respite to a player who
was tipped to be a shining light for Nigeria at the last FIFA U20 World Cup in
-Soccer Laduma For
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