Kano Pillars captain, Gambo Mohammed is down and out injured again as reports even indicate that he is presently being hospitalized at the moment.
Gambo’s latest setback, a head injury occurred during the Match Day 12 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game between Pillars and Rivers United in Port Harcourt on Sunday.
Gambo was substituted in the 8th minute of the match which was played at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium after a clash of heads with Rivers United striker, Wilson Andoh.
FCNaija.com reports that Gambo who has featured for the Super Eagles in times past was rushed away in an ambulance to the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital (BMH), Port Harcourt while the game was still in progress.
Vincent Wachukwu, one of the two official medical doctors of Rivers United, attended to the Kano Pillars captain immediately the incident happened and he said the case was serious.
“It was a serious injury; a rupture of the tympanic membrane.
“It occasioned dizziness and continuous bleeding in his left ear and we had to act fast.
“At no stage was he unconscious but bleeding so we had to refer him for further examination at the BMH where he was received treatment at the accident and emergency unit.
“He spent the (Sunday) night at the VIP ward of the hospital and received top attention from the doctors,” Wachukwu told supersport.com.
There some relief for Gambo as the Kano Pillars spokesman, Idris Malikawa said the situation of the player is gradually improving.
“Gambo is responding to treatment and his situation is now stable.
“The doctors have not told us yet when he will be discharged. He will join us as soon as his situation improves,” he said.