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17.04.2012 Sports News

Glo premier league: McCarthy out for the rest of the season

By myjoyonline
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Hearts of Oak's physiotherapist Aliu Adjei Adjetey popularly known Ozii Ozaa has declared first choice goalkeeper of the club Philemon McCarthy unfit for the remaining weeks of the season.

Philemon McCarthy picked a finger injury on Sunday in a 2-1 defeat to Kumasi Asante Kotoko at the Baba Yara Stadium in the Super Clash. A thunderbolt of a shoot from Kotoko's midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei splitted his middle finger which he failed to continue the game and was quickly replaced by second choice goalie Sammy Adjei.

An X-ray conducted revealed that the former Fetteh Feyenoord goalie had no fracture on the injured finger but will have the finger stitched.

“The finger is complicated because the muscle splitted and this is a complicated case and this will see him out for six weeks” he told JOY Sports

Meanwhile second choice goalie Sammy Adjei takes over the remaining six matches till the end of the season. Hearts of Oak are now third on the league table with twelve points behind arch rivals Kotoko and Ashgold



Story by Ghana/ Tony Bebli/ Joy Sports

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