Flavio injured in Gambia game

Flavio was substituted in the first period of the international friendly, which was part of Paul Put’ s efforts to put together a formidable Gambian team for the 2012 African Nations Cup and London Olympics qualifiers.

Angola Coach Manuel Jose said on Tuesday that Flavio was injured in the 1-1 draw, Angola’s last warm-up match before its opening match onext Sunday in the African Nations Cup.

“It is my big concern that Flavio recovers and is available to play against Mali,” the coach told reporters on the team’s return to Angola after a month-long training camp in Portugal, according to Goal.Com.

“He, together with Stelvio, are important to our starting line-up because we don’t have any stars in our team and need the key elements of our collective.”

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