Nigeria vs Algeria, Tunisia: Another Super Eagles key player to miss fixtures due to injury

October 5, 2020
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Galatasaray midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, will miss the Super Eagles’ friendly games against Algeria and Tunisia on October 9 and 13 respectively, in Austria.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed his unavailability on Monday via its Twitter handle.

According to NFF, Etebo picked up a knock at the weekend.

Paul Onuachu has been invited as his replacement.

“@NGSuperEagles midfielder @etebo_karo is out of the friendly games against Algeria and Tunisia.

“He picked up a knock in his club’s game in Turkey yesterday,” the NFF tweeted.

Etebo becomes the third major withdrawal after Wilfred Ndidi and Victor Osimhen were ruled out. 

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