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Black Stars defender Baba Rahman ruled out of AFCON 2017 after injury

Spectr News Theme Ghanasoccernet
18 January, 2017

Ghana defender Baba Rahman will have no involvement in the Africa Cup of Nations after his club Schalke 04 confirmed he will be returning to Germany further examination. 

The Bundesliga side have confirmed the left-back suffered a bruised meniscus and will have to be assessed by experts at Gelsenkirchen.

Rahman was replaced after 39 minutes and had to be stretchered off during the 1-0 win over Uganda in Port Gentil on Tuesday.

The Ghana Football Association announced on Wednesday that the player had flown to the Gabonese capital Libreville to ascertain the severity of the injury.


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