Muscle Tear Rules Onazi Out For Three Weeks

Super Eagles  Star Ogenyi Onazi is set to be on the sidelines for between two and three weeks following the injury he sustained when Denizlispor met Sivasspor earlier this week.


A small tear was detected in the posterior muscle during medical examinations following the injury the former Trabzonspor midfielder suffered in Monday’s 1-0 defeat to Sivasspor.

The 27-year-old who came off the substitutes’ bench in the 46th minute of action at the Yeni Sivas 4 Eylul Stadium but was taken off 13 minutes later as a result of the injury.


Reports in turkey  suggest Denizlispor’s medical staff have advised the Super Eagles player to stay away from action for between two and three weeks.


It was reported that Ogenyi Onazi of Yukenel Denizlispor will stay away from the field for 2-3 weeks due to the injury of the Nigerian football player in the Sivasspor match.


The statement made by the green-black club reads “A small rupture was detected in the back muscle of Onazi’s MR and the treatment of the 27-year-old player has started.”

The former My People FC star has played just  eight games in all competitions  for Denizlispor whom he joined in the January transfer window.



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