Alex Iwobi has tested positive for Coronavirus and will not feature in today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tie against Benin.
According to Completesports.com, players and officials of the team took Covid-19 test on their arrival at Cotonou from Lagos on Friday.
The same report state that the Super Eagles winger, who was expected to be named in the starting line-up, will also miss next Tuesday’s home clash against the Crocodiles of Lesotho.
Benin will be without Rodrigue kossi and Jacques Bessan after the duo tested positive for Covid-19.
The encounter billed for the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo will kick-off at 5pm.