Cameroon defender Mbia sidelined for a month

Reuters, Monday 23 Jan 2012

Olympique Marseille will be without Stephane Mbia for about a month because of a thigh problem, the Ligue 1 team said on their website ( on Monday

Cameroon and Marseille defender Stephane Mbia

The Cameroon defender picked up the injury in Sunday’s 3-1 French Cup extra-time win against Ligue 2 side Le Havre.

Mbia now faces a race to be fit for the Champions League first knockout round first leg at home to Inter Milan on Feb. 22.

Marseille are also currently without centre back Souleymane Diawara who is playing for Senegal at the African Nations Cup.

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