Victor Osimhen has been ruled out of Nigeria’s upcoming friendlies against Black Stars of Ghana and Eagles of Mali.

Osimhen an unused substitute in Napoli’s 1-1 draw against Serie A leaders Inter Milan on Sunday.

The striker barely trained in the days before the game.

Caretaker manager, Francesco Calzona said after the game that it was due to an inflammation of the scar from an old injury.


The 25-year-old has still not fully recovered from the injury as his name
is not on the list of players Napoli released on international duty.

The forward now have to continue his recovery at the Castel Volturno for at least two weeks to regain his full fitness.

The Super Eagles will take on Ghana at the Grand de Stade Marrakech on Friday, March 22.

The three-time African champions will face Mali four days later at the same venue.



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