Nigeria might be with out Chidozie Awaziem for his or her second 2021 Africa Cup of Nations sport in opposition to Sudan.
Awaziem was unavailable for the Tremendous Eagles’ 1-0 win over Egypt on Tuesday.
The 25-year-old was not even included within the matchday squad, with interim boss Austin Eguavoen confirming after the match that he had a slight knock.
It was hoped that the defender can be obtainable on Saturday, however he missed the crew’s restoration coaching on Wednesday.
And with Nigeria enjoying once more on Saturday, Awaziem is in a race in opposition to time to be concerned. In his absence, Kenneth Omeruo partnered with William Troost-Ekong within the centre of defence to maintain a clear sheet in opposition to Mohammed Salah and co.
Though Omeruo additionally picked up a knock through the match, he’s anticipated to be match for the sport in opposition to Sudan after he was pictured in coaching.