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AFCON 2023: Osimhen Trains With Super Eagles In Bouake

Victor Osimhen trained with his Super Eagles teammates in Bouake on Tuesday night as they rounded up preparations for Wednesday’s semi-final tie against South Africa.

Osimhen was a major doubt for the encounter billed for the Stade de la Paix on Wednesday after failing to travel with the rest of the squad to Bouake on Monday night due to abdominal discomfort.

The Napoli hitman however joined the rest of the squad in Bouake on Tuesday afternoon.

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“Victor Osimhen has been declared fit and available for selection in the semi-final clash against South Africa on Wednesday. He has joined the team in Bouaké and has trained with the squad today,” reads a statement on the Super Eagles official X handle.

The 25-year-old has scored one goal and registered one assist in five appearances for the Super Eagles at the ongoing AFCON 2023 finals.

The game will commence at 5pm Cote d’Ivoire time (6pm in Nigeria).

By Adeboye Amosu in Bouake

Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf in Bouake

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