Nigeria AFCON 2023: Boniface In Race To Be Fit For Super Eagles Opener

There are indications that Super Eagles forward, Victor Boniface may miss the 2023 African Cup of Nations AFCON opening games due to injury.

Boniface missed Sunday unofficial friendly game against Abu Dhabi third tier club, Al Gharib and was also unavailable in Monday 2-0 loss to Guinea .

Boniface who has been instrumental to Bayer Leverkusen this season received his first international call.

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The striker who is being tipped to fight for jersey with Victor Osimhen has allegedly picked up a Muscular injury during training in UAE.

This has Promptedhis absence in the friendly match against UAE local club, Al Ghraib and The Pre-AFCON friendly match against Guinea today.

The Super Eagles are will arrive Lagos on Tuesday where they will be given a farewell party by Lagos State Govenor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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