Popular Super Eagles Forward Returns In April

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

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will witness a return to action of forward Victor Boniface latest this April; npflupdates.com reports.

Boniface wasn’t part of the Super Eagles squad that finished with a silver medal at the recently concluded Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Ivory Coast.

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Victor during Bayer 04 Leverkusen training

The star forward last played and scored for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in a 4-0 home win over VFL Bochum on December 20.

The Super Eagles ace has been outstanding for Bayer Leverkusen since he joined from Belgian club Royale Union Saint Gilloise last summer.

The Nigerian striker had a great run in the German Bundesliga that saw him register 16 goals and eight assists in 23 appearances across all competitions for Die Werkself.

Also, he’s won a record (5 consecutive times) Rookie of the month in the German Bundesliga.

What Alonso said about Super Eagles Victor Boniface

According to Bayer 04 Leverkusen head coach, xabi Alonso, the former FC Bodø/Glimt forward who’s currently back to training will be ready for action in about two months.

“His (Boniface) development is very good; the recovery is going in the right direction. That’s very positive,” Alonso said, per Bild and was quoted by PUNCH Nigeria.

“We expect Boniface soon, I don’t know, but it won’t be until May, maybe April, and that’s very good for us, having Boniface back. Boni works very well, with great professionalism, twice a day. We need players who have the desire to be back.”

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Super Eagles in their locker room after beating South Africa on penalty shootouts

It’s no longer feasible that Boniface will feature in this month’s international friendlies between the Super, Ghana Black Stars and the Eagles of Mali.

Recall, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released a 26-man squad for the international friendlies which will happen in Marrakech, Morocco.

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