Despite not being considered the first choice on the Super Eagles striking option this will be a massive blow for the Super Eagles who may likely be without Victor Osihmen during the 2022 AFCON in Cameroon.
Paul Onuachu has netted 12 times for the Belgium side Genk in the Jupiler Pro League Division A1.
The 27 years old striker is expected to nurse his injury for at least a month as confirmed.
Super Eagles already have lost Peter Etebo to injury during his assignment with his club side Watford. There is no clear evidence yet if Victor Osihmen will be available as well.
Nigeria will open their first game of the tournament playing against Egypt on 11th January.
There’s no certainty yet if a foreign coach will be employed before the AFCON. Meanwhile, Austin Eguaveon has been named the interim manager and will be expected to name his provisional squad for AFCON this week.
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