Onome Ebi Super Falcons players show support as defender undergoes surgery in Abuja

The FC Minsk of Belarus player underwent surgery at an Abuja hospital on Tuesday, December 6.

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Onome Ebi play Onome Ebi has undergone a successful surgery in Abuja (Instagram/Onome Ebi )
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Super Falcons defender has undergone surgery to correct an arm injury she sustained on Saturday, December 3 in the final of the 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) against host Cameroon.

Despite getting injured, Onome played 90 minutes as Nigeria beat Cameroon 1-0 to lift their eighth AWCON title.

Asisat Oshoala and Onome Ebi play Onome Ebi (right) got injured in the AWCON final against Cameroon (Instagram/Onome Ebi )

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She arrived Lagos the following day with a shoulder sling when the Super Falcons landed in Lagos.

The FC Minsk of Belarus player underwent surgery at an Abuja hospital on Tuesday, December 6.

According to Pulse Sports sources, some of her Super Falcons teammates were present to show moral support.

Onome Ebi play Some Super Falcons players were present in the hospital to show support for Onome Ebi (Instagram)

 

Thank you Lord God for safe surgery, receive all thy glory in Jesus name Amen,” the defender wrote on Instagram after the surgery.

Onome Ebi play Onome Ebi celebrates with the AWCON trophy (Instagram/Onome Ebi )

It is still unclear who footed the bill for the surgery as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are yet to pay the allowances and bonuses of the Super Falcons players and coaches.

Super Falcons players have launched a sit-in protest at an Abuja hotel over the unpaid allowances.

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