Sanusi Faces Six Months Out With Ligament Injury

Super Eagles defender, Zaidu Sanusi will be sidelined for around six months due to injury, reports

Sanusi sustained a ligament injury in FC Porto’s 2-0 home win against Estrella da Amadora on Saturday night.

The left-back was replaced by Jorge Sanchez in the 37th minute of the encounter.

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“Stay strong, Zaidu
ℹ️ The Nigerian international has a complete rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament and the external lateral ligament of his left knee,” reads a statement on the club’s official website.

Sanusi is expected to undergo surgery in the next few days.

The 27-year-old missed action for around three months in the first half of the season due to injury.

He was part of Nigeria’s squad to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.

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