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Sports News of Friday, 17 November 2023


2026 WCQ – Awoniyi suffers groin injury, out of Zimbabwe vs Super Eagles

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Taiwo Awoniyi will miss Super Eagles 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe due to injury, can exclusively report.

Awoniyi picked up the injury in the game against Lesotho in Uyo on Thursday.

The Nottingham Forest striker was spotted at the Uyo local airport on Friday, 17 November, limping a bit as he was about to catch a flight to Lagos where he will head to England.

In an exclusive chat with a close source who was traveling with Awoniyi, confirmed that it was a groin injury.

Awoniyi was in action for the Eagles against Lesotho before going off for Terem Moffi in the 59th minute.

He paired Victor Boniface in the starting 11 before being replaced.