Super Falcons skipper Asisat Oshoala will be sidelined for at least eight weeks after she underwent foot surgery.
It was also gathered that the Barcelona Ladies star suffered the injury during the Turkish Women’s Cup, which the Falcons won.
This latest injury setback will cost her to miss both legs of the UEFA Champions League semifinals and most of the league season, which ends on June 26.
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The 26-year-old striker has scored 15 goals in 20 appearances before the surgery, according to scorenigeria.com.ng
Barcelona are top of the table, 12 points clear of closest rivals Levante with nine rounds of matches still to be played.