Crocked Hearts midfielder Hayford out for the rest of the month with a shifted neckbone

Emmanuel Hayford will be out for the rest of the month

Emmanuel Hayford will be out for the rest of the month. Photograph: Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club Limited (Facebook)

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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Hearts of Oak midfielder Emmanuel Hayford will spend the rest of the month in the treatment room with a shifted neckbone, the club has officially announced.

The 20-year-old is still responding to treatment from a horrible neck injury he sustained in the Phobians’ 2-1 loss against Medeama SC in the First Capital Plus Ghana Premier League last week.

Hayford was rushed from the Tarkwa & Abowso Park to hospital following a Kabiru Moro horrendous rugby-styled criminal tackle in the 40th minute of the tie though the striker claimed on an Accra-based radio station – Oman FM, that he did nothing harmful to the midfielder.

Scan reports have confirmed the highly-rated midfielder suffered a neck problem and will need a couple of weeks to resume training.

The former Amidaus Professionals midfielder had rediscovered his form under Mohammed Polo and inspiring Hearts in the league before suffering the injury.

Hearts have a considerable number of their first team regulars on their injury list. Winger Ollenu Ashitey made a return to play in their 0-0 stalemate against King Faisal but Thomas Abbey, Kenneth Okoro, Gilbert Fiamenyo, Winful Cobbinah and Obed Ansah (long-term) are all out.

2014 Ghana CHAN defender Nuru Sulley has also made inconsistent appearances for the former African champions since his return from South Africa.

READERS COMMENTS

  1. Complete Candor says:

    wishin u a very speedy recovery