New Super Eagles Defender Starts 2021 With Injury

The year 2021 is not starting on a good note for new Super Eagles defender Kevin Akpoguma.

RovingNaija gathered Akpoguma is expected to spend several weeks on the sideline as a result of a muscle injury

Akpoguma was unable to complete Hoffenheim’s 3-1 home defeat to Freiburg last weekend after a duel with Christian Gunter.

The Nigeria international was replaced by Robert Skov.

According to Kicker.de, the defender is likely to be out for several weeks due to the setback.

“Likewise for Kevin Akpoguma, who sustained a muscle and tendon injury on the back of his left thigh in the sprint duel with the fast Günter and had to be replaced after a good quarter of an hour. He, too, is likely to be absent for weeks,”reads a statement on the website.

The 25-year-old who has made 13 league appearances for Hoffenheim this season is one of the latest recruits for the Nigeria national team.

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