Sahal Abdul Samad | Will Kerala Blasters superstar Sahal Abdussamad miss the first game?

Kochi: ( With only days to go before the start of the new Indian Super League season, the injury of Kerala Blasters star Sahal Abdussamad is worrying the fans. Sahal was injured in the 38th minute of the first half during a friendly football match against Vietnam. The player stopped the game after feeling pain in the leg muscle. He was replaced by Kerala star Rahul KP.

Meanwhile, reports have emerged that Sahal’s injury is not serious. The opening match of this ISL season will be held on October 7 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi. Although the injury is not serious, it is not clear whether Sahal will play in this game. Blasters first match is against East Bengal.

The injury is not serious

X-ray report says Sahal’s injury is not serious. X-rays showed no fracture in the leg. But it is known that five or six days of rest will be needed. If a week’s rest is enough, Sahal can return to the field on October 4 and 5. If that happens, he may play in the first game.

Sahal last season

2021 – 2022 was Sahal Abdussamad’s best season in ISL history. Meanwhile, in the 2022 – 2023 season, 25-year-old Sahal is all set to hold the record for most appearances for Kerala Blasters FC. This record is held by Sandesh Jinkan who played 78 matches. The player has played a total of 74 matches for Kerala Blasters FC.

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