Just In: Etebo set to miss AFCON 2022, ruled out for five months


Super Eagkes midfielder, Oghenrkaro Etebo has been confirmed injured and will be out of action for the next four-five months.

Etebo tore a quad muscle in Watford’s 1-1 draw against Newcastle last weekend according to the club’s official statement a few minutes ago.

The statement reads;

Midfielder Peter Etebo tore a quad muscle towards the end of the Newcastle United game last weekend and is expected to be out for between four to five months.

Etebo is now likely to miss next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroun which is scheduled to hold between the 9th of January and 6th of February 2022.

In a piece of related news, coach Gernot Rohr has released his team list for the 2022 World Cup qualifier against the Central African Republic.

The Super Eagles will take on the Central African nation on the 7th and 10th of October respectively.

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