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Sports News of Saturday, 11 June 2022


Bonke boost Super Eagles camp ahead of Sao Tome clash

Super Eagles player, Innocent Bonke Super Eagles player, Innocent Bonke

Nigeria has been handed a big boost ahead of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sao Tome and Principe with midfielder, Innocent Bonke returning to full training.

Bonke had missed the Super Eagles last two matches due to injury.

The Lorient of France star copped an injury in Nigeria’s 2-1 friendly defeat to Mexico last month.

Bonke was replaced by Katsina United defender Sani Faisal at half time of the encounter.

Super Eagles media officer, Babafemi Raji confirmed his return to full training ahead of the team’s trip to Morocco.

“Everyone is fit here except for William Troost-Ekong who has travelled back to London as a result of the injury he sustained against Sierra Leone,”Raji stated.

“Bonke has started training with his teammates after resting his injury for the last few days.”

The Super Eagles will take on Sao Tome and Principe in their matchday two encounter at the Grande de Stade, Marrakech on Monday.

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