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Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been sidelined for up to six months after suffering anterior ligament injury in Sunday’s friendly against Brazil.

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The 20-year old sustained the injury in the 62nd minute of the game after landing awkwardly in his attempt to save a goal-bound cross.

His club, Omonia Nicosia, revealed in a statement that Uzoho could be out for up to six months as a result of the setback.

He will now miss Nigeria’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Benin and Lesotho next month.

By Chineze Ogugua

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