Nigerian striker, Umar Sadiq, who withdrew from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with the Super Eagles, was summoned by his club, Real Sociedad for their Copa del Rey match this Wednesday evening.
After Victor Boniface, Nigeria recorded the withdrawal of Umar Sadiq for AFCON 2023 on January 12 due to a knee injury contracted during the preparation match against Guinea (2-0 defeat) in Abu Dhabi. But he said the injury did not prevent the player from holding his rank.
Indeed, Sadiq resumed training this week with Real Sociedad in Spain to the point of already being physically fit to play this Wednesday evening in the Copa del Rey match against Osasuna.
His presence in the Basque group calls into question his injury as he abandoned his team, forced to a draw (1-1) by Equatorial Guinea for their first match of this AFCON 2023. Contempt or lack of love for his homeland , the Sadiq case is causing a lot of talk on the African continent…