Sick Awaziem Ruled Out Of Nigeria -Sudan Clash

Chidozie Awaziem has been ruled out of Nigeria’s Group D clash against Sudan due to illness, Completesports reports.

Awaziem was also not included in the matchday squad in Nigeria’s 1-0 win against seven-time champions Egypt on Tuesday.

An official informed that the defender is under the weather and should be able available for the final group game against Guinea-Bissau.

“Awaziem is a little bit under the weather and it has nothing to do with Covid-19,” the official disclosed to

“We expect him to be back in training soon and all things equal he should be available for selection in our last group game against Guinea-Bissau.

The 25-year-old has been capped 26 times by Nigeria with a goal to his name.

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Posted Jan 13th, 2022


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