Gevorg Ghazaryan operated on, will need six month to recover

Armenia international Gevorg Ghazaryan has had a successful surgery in Germany, Press Service of the Football Federation of Armenia reports.

Ghazaryan sustained an injury of the cruciate ligament minutes after the kickoff of Armenian national team’s clash against Kazakhstan Sunday.

According to preliminary estimates, the player will need six months for full recovery.

Gevorg Ghazaryan thanked the Football Federation for organizing his departure and surgery in Germany, as well as to all fans and teammates for encouraging words.

Armenia beat Kazakhstan 2-0 in a 2018 World Cup qualifier held at Hrazdan Stadium in Yerevan.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the opener on the 73rd minute, Aras Ozbiliz made it 2-0 two minutes later.

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