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Keshi confirms Babatunde is Out due to Injury



Babatunde - June 2014 - 01

Stephen Keshi, head coach of the Nigerian football team – Super Eagles, has confirmed in a post match interview that Michael Babatunde will likely not participate in the remaining matches at the ongoing FIFA World Cup .

Keshi said the midfielder will be undergoing surgery and may not be feature in the rest of Nigeria’s 2014 World Cup matches. Nigeria will meet France in the next match.

Babatunde sustained an injury on his hand after blocking a shot by Ogenyi Onazi which was goal bound, and he twisted his arm.

“It is sad that we may not see him play again in the World Cup. He is going for surgery. It is bad.” said Keshi.

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  1. Musa

    June 26, 2014 at 10:00 am

    See how Onazi take shot comot Babatunde from his first world cup appearance. This is just a warning to the rest Super Eagles players/ other qualifying countries , when next Una see Onazi wan play shot…make una clear way for the ball. If not, Na “Damages” oooo! Imagine if that shot has gone straight into the net. Na too tear the Net be that naw, and then FIFA go fine us for damages. Pele! Babatunde… Get Well soon. And you Onazi, No be Lazio you dey ooo…Behave your shots, you’re embarrassing Us.

  2. Goldmynetv

    June 26, 2014 at 10:02 am

    God will heal him

    • NaijaPikin

      June 26, 2014 at 12:25 pm

      The Surgery will fix his hand. Let God rest ehn.

    • Iris

      June 26, 2014 at 5:26 pm


  3. osho klinsmann

    June 26, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    just watch as clubs will start bidding for him….because of deadly shot..

  4. osho klinsmann

    June 26, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    just watch how clubs will start bidding for him…..

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