Asisat Oshoala has been ruled out of the ongoing 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco due to injury.
Oshoala picked up the injury in the Super Falcons’ 2-1 defeat to the Banyana Banyana of South Africa on Monday, July 4, 2022.
The Barcelona Femeni star was badly tackled by a South African early in the game but stayed on the pitch until 82 minutes.
The striker was replaced by winger Francisca Ordega.
“Sad news from @NGSuper_Falcons camp: Top striker @AsisatOshoala is out of the ongoing #WAFCON2022. She sustained a Grade 2 Medial Collateral Ligament strain in the game against South Africa. She is due back in Spain on Thursday. Get well quick Asisat!, reads a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the Nigeria Football Federation.
The Super Falcons will take on Botswana in their game on Thursday.