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Injury Halts Former Flying Eagles Forward Near Perfect Start In Germany

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Suleiman Abdullahi whirlwind start to his career in Germany with Eintracht Braunschweig has taken a big hit, with the forward set to be out for a while following an injury picked up in the pre season game against Bastia.

Signed from Viking of Norway, this summer he has taken to life in his new surrounding without breaking a sweat, scoring goals for fun in their pre season games, leading to suggestions he could be the star of the promotion seeking second division side.

19 year old Abdullahi, scored in their 4-1 thrashing of Bastia but suffered a tear in the lateral meniscus of his right knee, and will reportedly undergo surgery following tests on Saturday.

The length of how long he will be out is yet to be disclosed but a confirmation of the severity of the injury was made known by Sports Director Marc Arnold.

“Of course, it is more tragic that Abdullahi is unfortunately injured after a very successful pre season and rapid integration into the team”.