By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Enyimba International Football Club forward, Anayo Iwuala have replaced UD Almeria forward, Sadiq Umar for Super Eagles 2022 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
This was confirmed on the verified Twitter handle of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Friday after the Spanish Segunda Division side, UD Almeria issued a statement that Sadiq won’t be allowed to prosecute the games due to COVID-19 conditions.
Anayo Iwuala to replace Sadiq Umar for Benin Rep. and Lesotho clashes.
Iwuala Anayo, 21, has scored two goals in 12 games in the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season for Enyimba FC.
The former Delta Force and Kada City forward is yet to score a goal in three CAF Confederation Cup games for the Peoples Elephant this season.
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