Another Important Super Eagles Defender Doubtful For W’Cup Qualifier

NFF moves to integrated Enyeama into the Super Eagles ahead of AFCON.

Head coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Jose Peseiro will likely be without defender Bruno Onyemaechi reports.

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Super Eagles defender, Bruno Onyemaechi doubtful of World Cup qualifiers

Bruno Onyemaechi wants to make the Super Eagles squad for 2023 AFCON.
Onyemaechi in action for Nigeria

Bruno joins the brewing number of Super Eagles players currently injured ahead of the team’s 2026 FIFA world cup qualifier fixtures against Lesotho and Zimbabwe.

Nigeria will hope to qualify for the next edition of the world cup after missing out on the last edition held in Qatar.

According to PUNCH Onyemaechi missed Boavista’s 2-0 league defeat to Sporting Lisbon on Monday due to a muscle complaint. And at the moment it remains to be seen if he will be able to recover well and in time for their weekend’s fixture against Rio Ave.

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The Boavista defender who made his Super Eagles debut against Sao Tome and Principe last month, was the only player that featured in the Eagles last two games against Saudi Arabia, Mozambique in last month friendlies.

In a related development, the Nigeria Football Federation NFF, has assured it will maximally support the restart of Futsal Football and Beach Soccer in the nation.

According to NFF, the aim is “providing inspiration, support and encouragement to all aspects of the Nigeria Football sector to grow and attain some level of sustainability.”

The Ibrahim Musa Gusau-led NFF, told Futsal Nigeria that his administration pledge to support futsal and beach soccer to return to full-steam activities.

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Speaking during a courtesy call by a team from Futsal Nigeria, Gusau recalled that the country previously participated in a Futsal World Cup qualifying fixture against Egypt a decade ago.

And of course has actually made its mark in beach soccer in the continent and globally before a deliberate hiatus some years ago.

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