Ghana will miss out the services of Bristol City striker Antoine Elorm Semenyo for the 2022 World Cup play off against Nigeria this week, according to reports by ghanascoccernet.com
The young striker was given his first ever call up to the Black Stars for the forthcoming games but this will take a new twist as Semenyo will have to make his Ghana debut later.
Semenyo has not shown up for Ghana’s double header qualifiers against Nigeria as a result of experiencing a repeat of a past knee injury in Saturday’s 2-2 draw against West Brom.
Semenyo was subbed in the 6th minute in City’s draw against West Bromwich on Saturday and after the game, City Coach Nigel Pearson uncovered the 22-year-old had “jolted his knee”.
The 22-year-old striker was examine on Sunday and wasn’t pronounced fit to the point of playing in both of the two-legged games against the Super Eagles on March 25 and March 29.
It’s frantically disastrous for the youthful striker who is having an incredible season for the Robins in the Championship this season.
Semenyo has bagged away 6 goals and given 8 assist in 25 appearances for his club this season in the English Championship league.
He was set to have an influence for the Black Stars where the winner will cement a spot at the Mundial for the World Cup in Qatar later this year.