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Nigeria’s Coach gives update on Nwabali’s injury

Jose Peseiro, the head coach of the Super Eagles, has expressed the intention to evaluate Stanley Nwabali’s condition leading up to their upcoming game against Angola.

Nigeria's Coach gives update on Nwabali’s injury

Nigeria secured a spot in the quarter-finals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations following a 2-0 triumph over Cameroon.

Nwabali sustained an injury in the final moments of the match, necessitating him to be carried off on a stretcher after a collision with Georges-Kévin N’Koudou.

Francis Uzoho stepped in to replace Nwabali, despite the latter displacing Uzoho in the national team. Peseiro informed reporters that the assessment of Nwabali’s injury would be carried out within the next 24 to 48 hours, emphasizing the challenge of evaluating his condition during the match.

Expressing hope for Nwabali’s fitness for the upcoming game, Peseiro stated his desire for Nwabali to participate, highlighting the players’ collective aspiration for his return to the field.