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AFCON 2023: Troost-Ekong, Sanusi Ruled Out Of Super Eagles Vs Guinea-Bissau

AFCON 2023: Troost-Ekong, Sanusi  Ruled Out Of Super Eagles Vs Guinea-Bissau

William Troost-Ekong has been ruled out of Nigeria’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Group A clash with Guinea-Bissau, Completesports.com reports.

Troost-Ekong, sustained a hamstring injury in Super Eagles’ 1-0 victory against hosts Cote d’Ivoire last week Thursday.

The centre-back scored the winning goal for Nigeria in the keenly contested encounter.


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The PAOK Salonica of Greece player could be replaced in the starting line-up by Kenneth Omeruo.

Similarly, Left-back Zaidu Sanusi is also ruled out of the game after missing training on Sunday.

The Porto defender also sustained an injury in the victory over the Elephants.

The Super Eagles will take on the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan on Monday (today).

By Adeboye Amosu in Abidjan


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  • Chima E Samuels 4 months ago

    Kenneth or Awaziem are very good replacement.

  • We just need to win the match irrespective who’s fielded. Omeruo is good. But then, who is replacing Yusuf? Aribo, abi?

    • Ufuoma Douglas 4 months ago

      God bless you, what will happen if God forbid ola sustain injury today? I want to beg, Awaziem should not be part of defense ooo, Paul should not also be part of the squad ooo. The heart attack way this current government Dey give us is enough oooo

  • Ufuoma Douglas 4 months ago

    Why are people running away from Bruno, this is we’re ebuchi would have come in, but know we all prefer mediocrity. Many praised the coach for over looking ebuchi, now see it. Ola suppose to rest, along with Ajayi. I hear someone calling Awaziem, ok

  • Greenturf 4 months ago

    Why are our players soft?They’re insanely prone to injuries!

  • Edwin Omoh Aliemeh 4 months ago

    Hello complete football, I am Edwin Omoh Aliemeh. I will like to contribute my opinion here. Thanks

  • Edison Echede 4 months ago

    CSN, we’re almost 4hrs to the all important match. Important because we need to top the group. pls, send pictures from Yamoussoukro and Abidjan asap. Tnx.

  • A team is prone to injuries especially muscle injuries when the physical training is very intense and rigorous……it’s mostly common in black players because of the volume of muscles they possess…..The physicality of this super eagle’s team is somehow on a high side as compared to others I have seen of recent…. Knowing this then the coach should have taken his complete 27 man players to the tournament because as it stands we might run out of players if we go far in the tournament

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