Torino’s Joel Obi and Afriyie Acquah suffer muscular injury

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The Nigeria and Ghana internationals have been ruled out of action after getting injured in the Bulls’ last league encounter

Torino confirmed that Joel Obi and Afriyie Acquah suffered muscular injury at the left thigh biceps in their Serie A fixture against Benevento.

The 26-year-old was replaced by Ghana’s Acquah 10 minutes into the encounter at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito which ended 1-0, in favour of Sinisa Mihajlovic’s men.

And the Serie A outfit confirmed that the Super Eagles midfielder will be sidelined for the next 10-15 days and could miss games against Sampdoria, Udinese and Juventus.

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The club disclosed that Acquah who was replaced in the 57th minute in that same fixture, suffered a minor nature of the injury at the same region but he is subject to undergo a daily medical test for clinical progress.

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“Examinations showed Joel Obi has a muscular lesion at the left thigh biceps,”  the statement reads on club’s website.

“Provided instrumental checkups between 10-15 days. Of a minor nature, the injury occurred at Afriyie Acquah: muscular suffering at the left thigh biceps for which, day by day, it will evaluate clinical evolution.”