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Massive Blow as Four Super Eagles' Key Players Ruled Out of 2021 AFCON

By Emmanuel Oladele -
The Super Eagles of Nigeria has been hit with a strange blow as Four Key players ruled out of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. can report that Victor Osimhen, Leon Balogun, Shehu Abdullahi have been ruled out of the tournament due to health concern and injuries. Meanwhile, the following players have been invited to replace the trio, they are; Tyronne Efe Ebuehi (Venezia, Italy); Semi Ajayi (West Brom, England); Henry Onyekuru (Olympiacos, Greece)..

Another key player ruled out is Watford in-form forward Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis whose premier league club claimed they received a late invitation for the player, has been replaced with Peter Olayinka who plays for Slavia Prague of Czech Republic.

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, holds between January 9 to February 6, 2022 in Cameroon and Nigeria are in Group D alongside; Egypt, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan. The Super Eagles first game will be against Egypt on Tuesday 11th January, 2022, 17:00 Nigeria Time (+1 GMT).

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