Iwobi tests positive for Covid 19, out of Nigeria-Benin

The Everton star has not made Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles squad for Saturday’s Afcon qualifier

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

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.

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

Credit goal.com

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