Iwobi Quits Eagles Camp After Positive COVID-19 Test

Iwobi Quits Eagles Camp After Positive COVID-19 Test

Alex Iwobi

Everton midfielder, Alex Iwobi will not be available for Nigeria’s final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho after testing positive for Covid-19.

Iwobi tested positive before Saturday’s 1-0 away win over Benin, and travelled back to Nigeria with the rest of the squad on Sunday.

“Iwobi has left the camp,” Eagles spokesman Babafemi Raji told AFP.

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“Before he left, he did not show any symptoms, he was fine.”

Nigeria’s win over Benin guaranteed them top spot in Group L although they had already qualified before kick-off thanks to a goalless draw between Lesotho and Sierra Leone.

Source: Sports – Information Nigeria

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