Etebo who netted a quadruple in Nigeria’s first game got injured in the 2-0 loss to Colombia in the last Group B clash.
Etebo who netted a quadruple in Nigeria’s first game got injured in the 2-0 loss to Colombia in the last Group B game.
He missed the 2-0 win over Denmark in the quarter-finals and was on Tuesday, August 16 given a 50/50 chance to be fit for the semi-final clash.
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News reaching Pulse Sports from Sao Paulo however reveals that the striker won’t be available for the rest of the Olympics campaign.
According to sources, Etebo has no hope of recovering in time either for the final or third place match on Saturday, 20.
Junior Ajayi who replaced Etebo in the line-up against Denmark is likely to get the nod again.
Vice-captain Okechukwu Azubuike will also miss the game against Germany due to suspension.
Azubuike got yellow cards in the game against Colombia and Denmark.