Alex Iwobi Ruled Out Nigeria-Benin Match After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Alex Iwobi

midfielder, Alex Iwobi will not play a part in the match against the Benin Republic after testing positive for .

star Alex Iwobi misses Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin after testing positive for , according to reports in the local media.

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Unverified sources indicate that the attacker was tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival in Benin ahead of Saturday’s showdown between the Super Eagles and the Squirrels.

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The news comes as a major blow for as he looks to get the Eagles over the line and secure their ticket to Cameroon.

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The match against Benin is billed for 5pm today.

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