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AFCON 2023: Osimhen Doubtful For South Africa Clash As Super Eagles Depart For Bouake

Victor Osimhen is doubtful for Nigeria’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Osimhen, according to the Super Eagles media officer, Babafemi Raji is suffering from abdominal discomfort.

The Napoli hitman failed to travel with the rest of the squad to Bouake on Monday night.

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The players and their officials departed Abidjan for Bouake via Air Cote d’Ivoire around 10pm local time.

Osimhen, who has been placed under close watch will join the rest of the squad on Tuesday if he is cleared by the medical team.

The 25-year-old has scored one goal and provided one assist in five matches at the AFCON 2023 finals.

Jose Peseiro’s men will take on the Bafana Bafana at the Stade de la Paix, Bouake on Wednesday.

By Adeboye Amosu in Abidjan

Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf

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