Victor Osimhen set for early return from facial injury?
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Victor Osimhen set for early return from facial injury?

Victor Osimhen could be back in training as early as next week according to reports from Italy.

The Nigerian striker who was injured after collision with Milan Škriniar in a Serie A league game between Napoli and Inter could be back in action on Tuesday next week.

Contrary to the earlier reports that the former Lille striker will be out for many months, he could be cleared for contact sooner than we expected.

“He removed the stitches last Monday and is feeling pretty good, having already started working on the stationary bike and treadmill,” according to La Gazzetta dello Sport

“Next Tuesday he will do the tac and x-ray and if everything goes as hoped, Victor Osimhen will be able to return to training in Castel Volturno, while the specialists from those exams will study the carbon mask to be supported on the boy’s forehead, so as not to press on the eyebrow.

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“A mask that will be made with a 3D printer, on the cast of the center forward’s face.”

If the news is true this will be good news to Nigerians and Super Eagles who are pushing for AFCON glory in 2022.

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Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Talks sports with a great bias toward Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Football. Former media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won the West African University Games, and the Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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