Nigeria star Osimhen doubt for clash against Bafana

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  • Post published:February 6, 2024

Victor Osimhen remains a major doubt for Nigeria’s upcoming Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash against Bafana Bafana on Wednesday.

Osimhen, a Napoli striker, did not fly with the rest of the group to Bouake on Monday owing to gastrointestinal problems, according to Super Eagles spokesman Babafemi Raji.

“Team medics confirmed that he has been placed under close watch with a member of the medical team staying behind in Abidjan with him,” the statement read.

The reigning African Player of the Year did not practice Monday evening before the team’s departure from Abidjan.

Osimhen was replaced late in the quarter-finals against Angola over the weekend.

The 25-year-old has one goal and one assist in the competition.

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