Toronto FC’s Ayo Akinola likely to miss rest of MLS season with ACL tear
Toronto says forward Ayo Akinola will likely miss the remainder of the Major League Soccer season after tearing his right anterior cruciate ligament while playing for Canada in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
The 21-year-old forward was injured in the first half of Sunday’s game against the United States in Kansas City, Kansas, and was replaced by Jonathan Osorio in the 24th minute.
Akinola scored for the United States against El Salvador in his debut in December, then switched affiliations and made his Canadian debut on July 15 against Haiti.
He has scored three goals in 11 MLS games this season, his fourth with the Toronto senior team.