Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen has confirmed Victor Boniface has undergone successful surgery.
Boniface sustained the injury during a training session with Nigeria.
“Victor #Boniface was successfully operated on today in Berlin,” reads a statement on the club’s X handle.
“The striker will return to Leverkusen later this week to start his rehabilitation process.”
The 23-year-old is expected to be sidelined till April 2024.
He has been replaced in Nigeria’s squad for AFCON 2023 by OGC Nice of France star, Terem Moffi.