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Osimhen, Iheanacho out of Super Eagles’ Camp



Both Victor Osimhen and Kelechi Iheanacho have left the Super Eagles camp in Portugal. Osimhen is no longer available as he is believed to be nursing hamstring injury.

He had to be replaced in Friday’s match with the Saudi Arabia Green Falcons early in the second half. His club, Napoli is already studying his medical condition.

Iheanacho, who changed the tempo of the game following his introduction in Friday’s game and netted also netted the spectacular goal that gave Nigeria an initial lead against Saudi Arabia will also not be available on Monday when Nigeria face Mozambique in another friendly match.

According to a press release by the NFF, Iheanacho left the camp to attend to personal matters.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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