Alex Iwobi has been administered out of Nigeria’s final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho in the wake of testing positive for Covid-19
The Everton forward tested positive in the Benin Republic before Saturday’s AFCON conflict against the host group, which Nigeria won 1-0. He later headed out back to Nigeria with the remainder of the crew on Sunday
Iwobi has left the camp,” unveiled Eagles representative Babafemi Raji. “Before he left, he didn’t show any side effects, he was fine. The group will circle back to him.”
Nigeria top Group L with 11 points from five matches and have effectively equipped for the 2021 AFCON, which will be facilitated by Cameroon in January 2022
The Super Eagles will play their last qualifier conflict against base country Lesotho at the National Stadium, Surulere on Tuesday, March 30.