Imhoff suffers injury setback

06th Aug 2014, 08:02

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Juan Imhoff: Misses Argentina's matches with South Africa

Juan Imhoff: Misses Argentina's matches with South Africa

Argentina wing Juan Imhoff will miss his country's first two Rugby Championship matches against South Africa due to injury.

Argentina wing Juan Imhoff will miss his country's first two Rugby Championship matches against South Africa due to injury.

Acccording to Reuters the Racing Metro speedster injured the second metatarsal of his right foot during los Pumas' warm-up match against Top 14 outfit Grenoble on Saturday.

Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade has called up Duendes centre Jeronimo de la Fuente to replace Imhoff in his 26-man squad for the Rugby Championship opener against the Springboks in Pretoria on August 16.

The two sides clash in Salta a week later before facing New Zealand and Australia in similar home and away fixtures.