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AFCON 2023: Peseiro Provides Injury Update On Nwabali

AFCON 2023: Peseiro Provides Injury Update On Nwabali

Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro has refused to rule out Stanley Nwabali from the side’s quarter-final fixture against Angola.

Nwabali sustained a knee injury in pNigeria’s thrilling 2-0 victory against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon last Saturday.

The 27-year-old was replaced by Francis Uzoho 10 minutes from time.

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The Chippa United shot stopper sat out training on Monday night at the Police College, Cocody.

“He (Nwabali) is with us, we are hoping he will be available for the game against Angola,” Peseiro told reporters.

“He will undergo another test on Wednesday. After that we will know whether he can play or not.”

The Super Eagles will take on the Palancas Negras of Angola at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan on Friday.

By Adeboye Amosu in Abidjan

Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf

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  • Edoman 4 months ago

    lets pray for our Bobo for God speedy recovery. Uzohobasket is a nonstarter.

    • Sportradio88.0 fm 4 months ago

      With the new eagles . Any keeper is good to go for eagle no 1 .but with the old eagles the combination of rufai and eyeama in goal wil still concede 1 goal per game lol.

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