Nigerians have been left in shock over Super Eagles striker ruled out of AFCON over a supposed injury that would have kept him out for 3 weeks.
The shock was as a result of news out on social media following a recent video shared by the La Liga club side Real Sociedad showing forward Sadiq Umar back on the grass after he was ruled out of AFCON 2023 due to a reported knee injury. The injury was reportedly supposed to keep him out for 3 weeks.
Sadiq Umar was replaced by Paul Onuachu after it was reported that the Nigerian international had picked up a knock in the friendly match played ahead of AFCON 2023 by Nigeria against Guinea.
Nigerians and football fans have had mixed reactions as to how a player who was declared unfit for the next three games back on the grass for personal training.
Interestingly, Sadiq Umar has been named in Real Soceidad’s squad for their next game.
Are our National team doctors incompetent or miracles still happen in football?