By Adeboye Amosu in Kano: Home-based Super Eagles defender Olamilekan Adeleye is now a major doubt for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco after picking up what looked like a serious injury in the team’s clash against Plateau United on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria. com.
Olamilekan was stretchered off early in the home-based Super Eagles Nigeria Professional Football League invitational tournament Group A clash against the NPFL champions and was replaced by Enugu Rangers defender Kalu Orji.
The defender was in tears after the game and was taken to the hospital by the medical team to determine the extent of the injury.
Winger Joseph Osadiaye, who plays for seven-time NPFL champions Enyimba, and Katsina United midfielder Destiny Ashade are already ruled out of the competition due to injuries.
The Salisu Yusuf-led team are using the NPFL invitational tournament to prepare for CHAN which will run from January 13 to February 4.
Their next game in the NPFL invitational against Enyimba on Friday.Unblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN