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Argentina Defender Mammana Ruled Out of Russia 2018 Over Injury

Argentina Defender Mammana Ruled Out of Russia 2018 Over Injury

Argentina have  been hit with a setback ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after centre-back, Emanuel Mammana, picked up an injury in his club, Zenit St Petersburg’s Russia Premier League  clash against Rostov on Sunday which has effectively ruled him out of the mundial, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.
Mammana who was part of the Albiceleste’s  team that lost 4-2 to the Super Eagles in an international friendly game in November 2017 went off injured in the game after just four minutes.
Incidentally, he picked up the injury while contesting the ball with Iceland star, Bergmann Sigurdason, who he had earlier   expected to face at the global soccer fiesta.
According to a report in Argentine online news outlet, Ole.com.ar, test later revealed  after the game that the centre-back suffered a torn cruciate ligament and meniscus of the left knee.
The injury according to the website leaves  him with no chance of making it to the World Cup which is a big blow for Argentina head coach Jorge Sampaoli.
The South Americans will face Italy and Spain in friendly games this month.

COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 3
  • vincent Onuigwe 8 months ago

    sorry oooo

  • Mtcheeew, I even thought it was MESSI that twisted his ankle during his baby’s naming ceremony therefore suffered the same fate like NEYMAR JR. Anyway, waiting for more injury woes to our opponent’s key men

  • Ede ThankGod ekene 8 months ago

    sorry oo but super eagle is going to win you people again one love to nigeria fans