AFCON 2023: Super Eagles Goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali Gives Update On Injury Status

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles Goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali Gives Update On Injury Status

  • Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, has opened up on his injury status after the Cameroon match on Saturday, January 27
  • Nwabili got injured after colliding with Cameroonian player, Georges-Kevin N’Koudou, in the second half of the encounter
  • The goalkeeper, who was substituted in the 80th minute for Francis Uzoho, said he still feels pain after the match

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, has spoken after suffering an injury in Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Cameroon at the Round of 16 in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2023) in Cote d’Ivoire.

Nwabali could not finish the match after colliding with Georges-Kevin N’Koudou, which left him in pain, The Punch reported.

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali gives update on injury status
Stanley Nwabali opens up on injury status after Cameroon match Photo Credit: mummynina_1
Source: Twitter

According to the Vanguard, the Chippa United FC goalkeeper was later substituted in the 80th minute for Francis Uzoho

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Speaking to the media after the game, Nwabali said he still feels pain, but he would have to wait for the doctor’s report.

“[I don’t know but] maybe the doctor would tell, but I’m still feeling pains. You know when injury is new, you always feel pains.”

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Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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