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Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is likely to miss the semi-final clash against South Africa.

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is likely to miss the semi-final clash against South Africa.

NewNaija 4 months ago 0 3

Super Eagles fans received disappointing news ahead of the highly anticipated semi-final showdown against South Africa in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. It appears that star striker Victor Osimhen is facing the possibility of missing out on this crucial match.

In a statement released late Monday, Babafemi Raji, the media officer of the Nigerian team, revealed that Osimhen is currently battling an undisclosed injury. The news comes as a significant blow to the Nigerian camp, as Osimhen’s presence on the pitch has been instrumental in the team’s success throughout the tournament.

Osimhen’s absence would undoubtedly leave a void in the Super Eagles’ attacking lineup. His dynamic playing style, clinical finishing, and ability to create scoring opportunities have been key assets for Nigeria. As one of the team’s top goal scorers, his potential absence raises concerns about the team’s offensive capabilities against a formidable opponent like South Africa.

Despite the setback, the Super Eagles remain focused and determined to secure a victory in the semi-final clash. With or without Osimhen, the team will undoubtedly rally together, drawing strength from their collective spirit and determination to advance to the final stages of the tournament.

As fans eagerly await kickoff on Wednesday evening, the absence of Victor Osimhen serves as a reminder of the unpredictable nature of football and the challenges that teams must overcome on their quest for glory in the Africa Cup of Nations.

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