Nigeria FIFAWCQ: Osimhen Out Igboke In Ahead Of South Africa, Benin Games

Victor Osimhen will miss the forthcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin Republic due to injury.

This was confirmed on Tuesday via the Super Eagles’ official X Twitter.

According to the post, Super Eagles Coach Finidi George has also summoned up Kenneth Igboke of Enugu Rangers.

The post read, “Camp update: Africa Player of the Year, Victor Osimhen is injured and out for 4 weeks. Super Eagles’ Coach Finidi George has called up Enugu Rangers’ left back Kenneth Igboke for the WC qualifiers against South Africa and Benin Rep.”

Last Monday, George announced the 23-man roster for the forthcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will play South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, on June 7, followed by an away game against Benin Republic on June 10.


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