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[Ghana] Atsu Out Of AFCON After Sustaining Injury

[Ghana] Atsu Out Of AFCON After Sustaining Injury


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Ghana midfielder, Christian Atsu has been ruled out of the AFCON tournament after sustaining an injury.

The former Chelsea man suffered a severe muscle injury in the early minutes of Ghana’s second group stage game with Cameroon. After shooting towards goal, the Newcastle player went out in the 15th minute.

According to, Atsu was assessed on Sunday where it was discovered he had a severe muscle injury, ruling him out for the rest of the tournament.

Atsu would leave the camp of the Stars in Egypt and head towards his club, Newcastle in England where he would be assessed further.

Moreover, Columbus Crew defender, Jonathan Mensah is also a doubt the Black Stars’ match with Guinea-Bissau. Thomas Agyapong also sustained an injury in Ghana’s first game against Benin while TSG Hoffenheim” defender, Kassim Nuhu Adams would miss the game against Guinea-Bissau after acclimating yellow cards.

Ghana would lock horns today with Guinea-Bissau at the Suez stadium where they would be hoping to get all maximum points to qualify them to the round of 16

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