Hanover striker Konan out for six weeks

BERLIN - Hanover 96 top striker Didier Ya Konan will be out for at least six weeks after tearing ligaments in his right knee during the side's 3-0 loss to Hertha Berlin on Saturday, his club said on Sunday.

The Ivorian, who has scored six goals this season, would not undergo surgery but would be out for six to eight weeks, Hanover said on their website.