Nigerian midfielder, 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 was himself replaced 13 minutes later as a result of the injury.
Turkish sports website, fanatik.com has issued a report that the Denizlispor medics 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.
“In the statement made by the green-black club, it was stated that a small rupture was detected in the back muscle of Onazi’s MR and the treatment of the 27-year-old player has started.”
So far during the 2019/20 season, Onazi man has played ten games in all competitions with eight in the colours of Denizlispor whom he joined in the January transfer window.