Christian Atsu ruled out of Africa Cup of Nations with hamstring injury

Atsu Injured.jpeg Christian Atsu has returned to Newcastle for treatment

Tue, 2 Jul 2019 Source: goal.com

Ghana international Christian Atsu has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to a hamstring injury.

The 27-year-old sustained the sprain during the Black Stars’ goalless draw with Cameroon in Group F on Saturday, with a medical report released on Monday by the team confirming a long layoff.

The Newcastle United player will thus depart Ghana camp in Egypt for England to undergo treatments, according to officials.

Ghana will face Guinea Bissau in a must-win clash on Tuesday that will determine the Stars’ fate in the competition, following a slow start marked by two draws, against Benin and Cameroon.

Atsu was named best player of the 2015 Afcon which Cote D’Ivoire won against Ghana on penalties.

Source: goal.com
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