FIFA WW/cup: Super Falcons suffers injury setback


FIFA WW/cup: Super Falcons suffers injury setback

By Sampson Adedeji

The preparations of Nigeria’s Super Falcons for the crucial second match against Korea Republic suffered setback as the team defender Faith Michael is ruled out of the tournament.

Michael suffered the injury after she collided with goalkeeper Tochukwu Oluehi in first match against Norway.

The team coach Thomas Dennerby confirmed the news on Tuesday as the team intensified preparation for the match.

“I can tell you that Faith Michael is out of the tournament.

“There is nothing to hide at this moment. It’s really sad but we are hoping she gets a speedy quick recovery.

She is also visiting the hospital for a routine checkup”, he concluded.

Pitea IF defender was on the pitch for 53rd minute before he got injured.


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