Francis Uzoho will miss Super Eagles AFCON qualifier in South Africa later this month after his Spanish club Elche CF announced he suffered a fracture and he will be out for at least four weeks.
Elche said a scan showed Uzoho suffered a “seventh-grade fracture” after a league clash at Cadiz.
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📌 Las pruebas realizadas hoy en Clínica Tesla determinan que el futbolista Francis Uzoho presenta una fractura del séptimo arco costal. Tiempo estimado de baja: 4 semanas.
— Elche Club de Fútbol (@elchecfoficial) November 5, 2018
The footballer Francis Uzoho has undergone today’s radiological tests at the Tesla Clinic that determine that the player has a fracture of the seventh costal arch after the blow suffered yesterday at the Ramón de Carranza stadium . The estimated time of withdrawal is 4 weeks . Medical part offered by the Medical Services of Elche CF
He said he was disappointed he will be sidelined for several weeks, adding the timing of the injury was off.
Last month, the young shot-stopper was widely criticized for the goals that beat him when Nigeria beat Libya 3-2 in Sfax, Tunisia.
Either of Ikechukwu Ezenwa or Daniel Akpeyi will most likely to step in for Uzoho against Bafana Bafana on November 17 as well as friendly against Uganda three days later in Asaba.