Super Eagles assistant coach Jean Francois Losciuto was Saturday operated on in Pretoria,South Africa, where the team have been preparing for the CHAN in Rwanda.
It was further gathered that “a small metal” was found in the stomach of the coach after the surgery.
The Belgian was in severe discomfort before he was rushed to hospital after which he was operated on.
It is now left to be seen if he would fly out with the rest of the squad to Rwanda on January 15.
He was in charge of the team during the Eagles training camp in Abuja when coach Sunday Oliseh was recovering from a viral infection at his base in Belgium.