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Super Eagles Face Injury Crisis Ahead World Cup Qualifiers

Super Eagles Face Injury Crisis Ahead World Cup Qualifiers

Super Eagles head coach Finidi George face a major injury crisis ahead of his side’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin.

A number of the team’s regular stars are currently injured and could miss both games.

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen is currently nursing a muscle injury.

Osimhen underwent recovery work at the Partenopei’s Konami Training Centre on Monday.

The 23-year-old is doubtful for Francesco Calzona’s trip to Fiorentina this weekend.

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Winger Samuel Chukwueze is also currently sidelined with an injury.

The extent of the injury is not known at the moment.

Boavista left-back Bruno Onyemaechi is expected to miss the remainder of the campaign due to injury.

Moses Simon, Zaidu Sanusi and Tyrone Ebuehi have already been ruled out of qualifiers.

Vice-captain William Troost-Ekong recently returned to training after undergoing surgery at the end of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

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  • Not a problem. There is no injured player at the moment that doesn’t have a suitable replacement in the Super Eagles.
    Finidi, you must ‘swallow’ South Africa at home and away, Super Falcons started it. Please finish it up.

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