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05-30-2010, 01:27 AM #1
Michael Essien Ruled out of World Cup 2010
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien is going to miss the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa as the Chelsea star would not be able to get over the knee injury before July. Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has named the 27-year-old midfielder in the 23-man final Ghana squad for the World Cup.
A joint evaluation of the midfielder’s recovery conducted by the medical staffs of Ghana Football Association and Chelsea has revealed that the player would not be able to take part in the World Cup. The evaluation has also found out that Essien’s future would be in jeopardy if he is taken to South Africa.
Michael Essien picked up the injury when he was in Angola with Ghana to participate in the African Cup of Nations 2010. The midfielder thus missed the whole second half of the Premier League season....being a human...