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Victor Osimhen set to miss Super Eagles AFCON qualifiers


OSC Lille forward Victor Osimhen could miss Nigeria 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double header against the Squirrels of Benin and the Crocodiles of Lesotho on November 14 and 19 as a result of injury, Sportaccess.com.ng reports

The Super Eagles striker was substituted in the 58th minute for Loic Remy during his club’s 3-0 win over Bordeaux in Ligue 1 game.

The 20-year old sensational forward reacted on social media to provide update on his Injury to his teammate Kenneth Omeruo who asked a question on the severity of his injury:

“I’m fine, it’s just a minor injury issue, thanks brother,” Osimhen replied.

An update from the medics of OSC Lille is expected to be issued out in coming days regarding Osimhen injury.

However, Osimhen has scored seven goals and recorded two assists in eleven league games for his french club this season.



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