Oguchi Onyewu on the mend

Onyewu plans a speedy recovery from knee surgery

November 9, 2009
By Kristian Dyer
It's been a few weeks since he ruptured his patellar tendon, but U.S. national team defender Oguchi Onyewu is already heading on the road to recovery.

"The surgery went well, I was told afterwards that it was textbook," said Onyewu, who is now rehabbing in California. "Everything went along well, I am feeling better each day."

Onyewu suffered the injury in the final World Cup qualifier of the hexagonal round in the dramatic 2-2 tie against Costa Rica on Oct. 14. The U.S. ...

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