AFCON 2017: Injured Baba Rahman bows out; set to arrive in Germany

Ghana defender Baba Rahman has bowed out of the 2017 Africa cup of Nations tournament after he was diagnosed with bruised meniscus in hospital in Libreville.

The Schalke 04 left back has left the Black Stars camp and is expected to arrive in Germany later today to undergo further test on his injury.

Reports also suggest he could require surgery to correct the problem.



The on-loan Chelsea defender injured his knee in Ghana’s first game against the Cranes of Uganda.

Scans in Libreville revealed damaged meniscus and is his club Schalke 04 want to have a closer look at the player before deciding on the next move.

Rahman’s absence in the team is a huge blow to the Black Stars as he is one of the best players of the team.

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