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Joel Obi Ruled Out of Torino’s Clash Against Atalanta Due to Injury



Joel Obi Ruled Out of Torino's Clash Against Atalanta Due to Injury

Super Eagles midfielder Joel Obi has been sidelined from Torino’s Serie A away match against Atalanta on Sunday due to injury, as reported by Obi, who recently made a return to the Super Eagles squad after a four-year absence, is set to miss the upcoming clash due to an Iliopsoas (anterior hip muscle) injury, according to

The 26-year-old Nigeria international is scheduled to undergo tests in the next 10 days to assess the extent of his injury. Obi came on as a substitute in the 57th minute in Torino’s recent 1-1 draw with AC Milan but had to be substituted himself in the 79th minute due to the injury. Afriyie Acquah replaced him in that match.

Throughout the current Serie A season, Obi has been a regular presence for Torino, making 22 appearances, scoring five goals, and providing two assists. Despite his absence, Torino will aim to secure a positive result against Atalanta as they currently occupy the 10th position in the Serie A table with 37 points from 33 games. With four matches remaining in the season, Torino will be looking to finish on a strong note.

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