Young Adelaide keeper sidelined for six weeks

Adelaide United goalkeeper Mark Birighitti badly injured his ankle at training yesterday and is expected to miss up to six weeks.

Adelaide United goalkeeper Mark Birighitti badly injured his ankle at training yesterday and is expected to miss up to six weeks.

The 17-year old landed awkwardly on his ankle at the end of the Reds final training session in Yokohama leading into the fifth place play-off against Al Ahly in the FIFA Club World Cup.

The Reds will now need to find a replacement for the remainder of the A-League season.

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