The Super Eagles have suffered a major blow ahead of the 2023 Nations Cup event, which begins on January 13.

Wilfred Ndidi, 27, has been injured and has been replaced by Alhassan Yusuf.

Babafemi Raji, the Super Eagles’ media officer, broke the news on Wednesday morning. Wilfred Ndidi has 53 caps for the Eagles and has played in both the World Cup and Nations Cup events.

In his stead, 23-year-old Alhassan Yusuf, who currently plays for the Belgian team Royal Antwerp, has been brought in.

Yusuf has made 25 appearances in various competitions for Antwerp this season, registering one goal and two assists.

It’s worth noting that Yusuf has not made an appearance for the Super Eagles.

More details to follow…




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