Matilda Emily van Egmond sidelined with ankle injury

Australia and Newcastle midfielder Emily van Egmond could possibly be out for six weeks.

Matildas linchpin Emily van Egmond has been placed on ice for the rest of the W-League season after an ankle harm. The Newcastle captain rolled and sprained her ankle on Wednesday at coaching, struggling ligament harm.

The harm is horrible information for the eighth-placed Jets forward of Saturday’s must-win match in opposition to Sam Kerr’s visiting Perth. And it isn’t nice both for the nationwide group with June’s World Cup on the horizon.

The midfielder is predicted to be out for six weeks. That advised timeline may rule her out of Australia’s pleasant sequence with South Korea, Argentina and New Zealand on house soil starting in late February.

The medical groups of the Matildas and Jets are working hand-in-hand to help Van Egmond along with her restoration.

“She loves main this group and representing her city and this membership. She’ll be devastated to overlook the remainder of the season,” Jets coach Craig Deans stated. “This can be a huge yr for the Matildas, so now our focus helps Em get again to full health as rapidly as doable for the Cup of Nations after which the World Cup.”

Van Egmond joins Kyah Simon and Hayley Raso as main harm worries for Alen Stajcic’s aspect forward of the World Cup in France in 5 months.

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