Indian Super League: Mumbai City FC Skipper Nabi Out for Three Weeks

In a big blow to Mumbai City FC after just one match in Indian Super League, captain Syed Rahim Nabi will be out of action for almost three weeks due to an ankle injury.

Updated: October 14, 2014 10:59 IST
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Mumabi City FC lost the ISL opening match to Atletico de Kolkata.


Mumbai: Barely a game into the Indian Super League and Mumbai City FC have been dealt a massive blow with skipper Syed Rahim Nabi ruled out for upto three weeks due to an ankle injury sustained during the team's opening match against Atletico de Kolkata.

Nabi suffered an ankle injury in the 39th minute of the match played on Sunday at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata.

"As per the findings of the Mumbai City FC medical team, Syed Rahim Nabi has a contusion over the left ankle/foot due to twisting of the ankle joint. The MRI reveals that there is neither a fracture nor a ligament/soft tissue injury. There is a suspected partial sprain of one of the ankle ligament," the club said in a statement.

"Nabi is currently under a knee cast and has begun his rehabilitation with the medical team saying that he could be out for up to three weeks," it added.

Mumbai had lost the match

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