Nuremberg captain Raphael Schaefer out 10 weeks

Nuremberg captain Raphael Schaefer out 10 weeks

Published Aug. 19, 2011 10:54 a.m. ET

Nuremberg says goalkeeper and captain Raphael Schaefer faces 10 weeks out of action following a leg operation.

Nuremberg said the 32-year-old Schaefer underwent surgery on Friday on a damaged tendon between his tibia and fibula.

Schaefer had been complaining of pain since he was injured in training last week.

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