Flying Eagles and Enugu Rangers midfielder, Obinna Nwobodo, has been ruled out of next month’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand after he suffered a cruciate ligament injury at the 2015 African Youth Championship, africanFootball.com reports. The midfielder suffered the knee injury in the final of the competition against hosts Senegal and he will now be sidelined for as long as nine months. The 18-year-old Nwobodo was named on a provisional 35-man squad for the World Cup, but he has now been effectively ruled out of the competition, which begins in New Zealand on May 30. To sad for the young man. We wish him quick recovery.