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AFCON: Victor Osimhen fails to travel with Super Eagles squad for South Africa clash


Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, did not travel with the rest of the squad from Abidjan to Bouake ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against South Africa.

This was confirmed by the official Twitter handle of the team on Monday night.

Osimhen is said to be dealing with abdominal discomfort and is being monitored ahead of the match.

The tweet read: “Members of the team traveled from Abidjan to Bouaké today via a 10pm Air Cote D’Ivoire flight.

“Osimhen did not however make the trip as a result of an abdominal discomfort.

“Team medics confirmed that he has been placed under close watch with a member of the medical team staying behind in Abidjan with him.

“If cleared by tomorrow morning, he will join the rest of the squad before 5pm.”

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