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Alhassan Yusuf Allays Fear, Says Injury against Equatorial Guinea was Just Cramps

January, 15 2024.

In response to concerns raised by fans and well-wishers following his substitution during the Super Eagles' draw against Equatorial Guinea, midfield workhorse Alhassan Yusuf has clarified that the injury was merely a case of cramps and not a more serious issue.


During the game, Yusuf was forced to leave the field due to discomfort, prompting initial worries about a potential injury setback. However, the talented midfielder has reassured fans that there is no cause for alarm and that the substitution was a precautionary measure.


Speaking about the incident, Alhassan Yusuf stated, "I want to thank everyone for their concern and messages. I want to clarify that it was just cramps, and nothing more serious. These things happen in football, and the medical team decided it was best for me to come off to avoid any risk."


Yusuf expressed his gratitude for the support he has received and assured fans that he is already on the path to recovery. "I'm feeling much better now. It's part of the game, and I'll be back on the pitch giving my best for the team in no time. Thank you for your understanding and support."


The medical team is closely monitoring Yusuf's condition, and he is expected to resume training with the team shortly. The player, known for his resilience and high workrate, is eager to contribute to the Super Eagles' success in the upcoming match against Ivory Coast on Thursday.

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