Super Eagles can cope without injured defender William Troost-Ekong, according to head coach, Jose Peseiro.
Troost-Ekong will no part in Nigeria’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Falcons of Sao Tome and Principe on Monday (today) due to injury.
The Watford defender sustained the injury in Nigeria’s 2-1 home win against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone last Thursday.
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The centre-back travelled to London on Friday for further checks on the injury.
“Troost-Ekong is not here but I have other players, I have other centre-backs,” Peseiro told a press conference on Sunday
“Of course we want to improve our defensive process. We should be able to play a good centre-back.”
The Super Eagles will also be without lLorient of France midfielder, Innocent Bonke for the game.Copyright © 2022 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.
Do we really need him?
Yes we need him. He tried. I expect Omeruo or Balogun to play in his place in Abuja ladt week. He plaid the two friendlies in America. So, I was expecting another Centre Back to step in.
God bless our coaching crew.
God bless Super Eagles of Nigeria
God bless Nigeria
God bless the fans too.
I still repeat,if we concede agianst Sao time today,it means we will never achieve anything meaningful in football.
Mutum, my brother that means you are not a super eagles fan, because of one goal if they concede let me say it now we don’t have Fan’s in Nigeria just criticisms, my own is win and qualify
Deploy Bassey in central defence and sanusi left back we will be fine.
good talk bro, you sabi baller
Will Bonke ever impress? I think he is too mediocre for the super Eagles.