Nigerian International, Alex Iwobi has tested positive to the Coronavirus.
The report is coming at the heel of the Nigeria Super Eagles AFCON qualifiers against the squirrels of Benin Republic today in Porto Novo.
The Everton FC of England sensational was earlier part of the team to face the Michel Dussuyer led side in the quest to book the ticket to the Africa showpiece in Cameron next year.
Consequently, Iwobi is likely to also miss the cracker against Lesotho scheduled to take place at the refurbished Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
Fortunately, the vaccine for the pandemic is widely available and it’s definitely going to be of great help to the midfielder in getting back to the pitch in no distant future.
Like Iwobi, it was reported that two players of Benin’s National team were also tested positive to Covid-19 ahead of the game.