The preparations of Nigeria Super Eagles for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Mediterranean Knights of Libya has suffered a set back as one of the key midfielder of the team Ogenyi Onazi suffered the injury that knocked him out of the game.
The Trabzonspor player sustained Achilles injury on Thursday during the team training in readiness for the double header match according to Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr
Hapoel Be’er Sheva midfielder John Ogu is expected to fill the void while Onazi return to his club in Turkey for proper assessment by the club.
Nigeria require at least 4 points against Libya in order to realise their ambition of returning to the AFCON competition after missing the last two editions.
The game holds on Saturday October 13, by 4:00 pm at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo