Swedish top-flight side IF Elfsborg has confirmed that Harambee Stars defender Joseph Okumu will be out of action for two weeks.
Okumu was withdrawn in the 84th minute in their weekend loss at the hands of AIK and according to the club’s doctor Matilda Lundblad, the player has a small injury on his calf muscle.
“Joseph Okumu has a small injury in the membrane around the calf muscle. He is expected to be partially available for games in just over two weeks,” Matilda said as reported by the club’s official portal.
The club further confirmed that forward Rasmus Alm will also be out for three weeks following a strain on his thigh.
“Rasmus Alm did an MRI examination yesterday (Wednesday) which showed muscle strain in the back of the thigh. Return to full play is estimated to take about three weeks after the injury,” they added.
Okumu has featured in Elfsborg’s four games this season with the player getting substituted in two games.; the team winning two and losing the same number of games in the process.
Having kept only one clean sheet in the four games, the injury to Okumu will mean that he will miss the club’s next two games which will be against Kalmar and Sirius with the player expected to return against Halmstad.