Departure Ahead of Key Match
Kelechi Iheanacho and Victor Osimhen’s sudden departure from the camp raises questions as they were expected to play a crucial role in the upcoming friendly against Mozambique, scheduled for Monday, October 15, at 4 p.m.
Performance in Previous Match
Both Iheanacho and Osimhen participated in a recent friendly match between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. Iheanacho managed to score a goal in the 2-2 draw, while Osimhen, who played until the 55th minute, couldn’t find the net.
Super Eagles’ coach, Jose Pasiero, expressed concerns about Osimhen’s performance, suggesting they might consider sending him back to his club, Napoli. Pasiero emphasized the need to work in coordination with clubs and evaluate the physical condition of players.
Medical Team’s Advice
A post on the Super Eagles’ official social media pages revealed that Victor Osimhen had to leave the club due to a “precautionary measure” based on the advice of the medical team. This suggests concerns about his fitness.
Personal Issues for Iheanacho
On the other hand, Kelechi Iheanacho, who has been in good form recently, left the team’s camp to attend to “pressing personal issues,” shedding light on the reasons for his departure.
Impact on Team’s Attack
With Iheanacho and Osimhen out of the friendly game against Mozambique, the Super Eagles will need to adjust their attack strategy. The focus may now shift to Victor Boniface of Bayer Leverkusen.Read More On The Topic On TDPel Media