AFCON 2023: NFF president reveals when injured Iheanacho will join Super Eagles

AFCON 2023: NFF president reveals when injured Iheanacho will join Super Eagles


Nigeria Football Federation President Ibrahim Gusau has revealed that Kelechi Iheanacho will join up with his Super Eagles teammates on Tuesday, January 9.

Iheanacho is still recovering from a muscular injury and has not yet joined his Super Eagles teammates at their training base in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Leicester City teammate Wilfred Ndidi has already been ruled out of the 2023 Africa Cup Nations due to injury.

“I spoke to Iheanacho. He is recovering rapidly and is starting to run,” Gusau told Totori News.

“He is likely to join us in Lagos and the team will be invited to a dinner on January 9.”

The Super Eagles are scheduled to depart for the AFCON 2023 finals on Wednesday, January 10.

Jose Peceiro's team will begin their match against Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, January 14th at the Alsanne Quattara Stadium in Evinpe, Abidjan.

Source: dailypost.ng

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