Injured Sadiq Umar Doubtful For Sept 27 Algeria Vs Nigeria Friendly

Nigeria’s Sadiq Umar is a huge doubt for the Super Eagles international friendly against Algeria at the end of the month after he copped an injury in his Spanish club, Real Sociedad’s 2-1 loss at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez to their host, Getafe in a LaLiga matchday six fixture.

The Nigerian was subbed off on 38 minutes in his second appearance for the club in the LaLiga after scoring on his debut against Atletico Madrid penultimate weekend.

The 25 year old sustained what appeared to be a knee injury and was seen clutching his knee after he went down in the first half of the clash.

He was helped out of the field on Sunday by a physio and now becomes the third Super Eagles star that will be doubtful for the Algeria friendly after Victor Osimhen who was injured against Liverpool in a UEFA Champions League group game and Kenneth Omeruo.

Sadiq has scored three goals in five league matches viz two for Almeria and one for Real Sociedad.

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