Ghana midfielder Mohammed Rabiu will undergo surgery in Germany on Monday after suffering a thigh injury while playing in the Europa League.
The 23-year-old, who plays for Russian side Kuban Krasnodar, sustained the injury during his their clash with Swiss side, St Gallen last Thursday in Switzerland.
The Black Stars midfielder Rabiu has traveled to Germany for surgery on a troubling thigh injury.
The Kuban Krasnodar midfielder according to a source will undergo surgery on Monday, September 23, to correct and drain out a bloody patch from his thigh.
Rabui could be on the sidelines for six weeks due to in the injury and is likely to miss the first-leg of the decisive World Cup qualifier against Egypt.
The midfielder who was replaced by Artur Tlisov after 20 minutes will play no part in Ghana’s 2014 World Cup play-off first leg with Egypt scheduled for October 15 at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.
The news is set to be an unwelcoming one to the Black Stars technical team as the former Liberty Professionals star has become the pillar of the team’s midfield recently.
Rabiu has struck a formidable partnership with Mubarak Wakaso and Kwadwo Asamoah during the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
The former national youth star may be available for the return encounter fixed for 15-19 November depending on the speed of his recovery.
He joined Russian side Kuban from French side, Evian Thonon Gaillard last month.