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AFCON 2023: Peseiro Gives Update On Osimhen Ahead South Africa Clash

Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro is not sure Victor Osimhen will be available for the side's 2023 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Osimhen failed to travel with the rest of the squad to Bouake for the game on Monday night as a result of abdominal discomfort.

There are fears the Napoli hitman could miss the game against Hugo Broos' men.

Peseiro, while addressing reporters at a press conference ahead of the game in Bouake on Tuesday morning refused to offer assurance on the striker's availability for the game.

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"Until now, I can not answer right because it is about health. This afternoon, I can know better if he can play or not," Peseiro stated.

Osimhen has scored one goal and registered one assist in five appearances for the Super Eagles at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d'Ivoire.

The Super Eagles will take on South Africa at the Stade de la Paix, Bouake on Wednesday.

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

By Adeboye Amosu in Abidjan

Photo by Ganiyu Yusuf

The post AFCON 2023: Peseiro Gives Update On Osimhen Ahead South Africa Clash appeared first on Complete Sports.

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