Surgery rules out Alampasu from Brazil friendly

Surgery rules out Alampasu from Brazil friendly
Alampasu with his agent Orelaja (right) at Feirense

by Staff Reporter

Wednesday Mar 16, 2016. 12:17

Portugal-based goalkeeper Dele Alampasu has been ruled out of this month’s friendly against Brazil Olympic team after he was operated on his appendix and he will be sidelined for three weeks.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced they have received a communication from Alampasu’s Portuguese club Feirense about his surgery.

The goalkeeper was operated on March 8 after an acute appendicitis and was operated immediately with his club doctor saying he will be out of action for between two and three weeks.

The former Nigeria U17 and U20 shot stopper has been severally called up by the Super Eagles.

Nigeria Olympic team will take on their Brazilian counterparts on March 24 in Brazil in a warm-up match for the Rio Olympics in August.

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