Obi Injury Curse Strike Again, Sadiq Umar Returns, Orji Benched, Simmy Subbed On In Italy


Out of favour Super Eagles midfielder Joel Obi has once again suffered another injury after limping off the pitch in Torino’s 1-1 draw against Atalanta.


Obi has already suffered two injuries this season, and he only recently just returned from another before limping off after 30 minutes after suffering a set back.

Injuries hampered his progress in Inter Milan, and finally made the Milan giants released him to join Torino before the start of last season for a nominal transfer fee.

Meanwhile Nigeria Rio 2016 ace Sadiq Umar returned from a two months injury for his loan side Bologna but was an unused substitute, same as his Nigerian colleague Orji Okonkwo as nine man Bologna drew 1-1 at Cagliari.

Just like the duo of Sadiq and Orji, Simmy Nwankwo was also not needed by Crotone in their 4-1 win over Empoli. The summer signing watched the entire proceeding from the bench.

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