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WAFCON 2022: Big blow for Super Eagles as Oshoala is ruled out with injury

Nigeria striker, Asisat Oshoala, will miss the rest of the ongoing 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco due to injury.

Oshoala picked up the injury in their 2-1 defeat to South Africa on Monday night.

The Barcelona Femeni star was able to play on until the 82nd minute, before she was eventually replaced by winger Francisca Ordega.

A tweet from the official Twitter handle of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), read: “‼️Sad news from @NGSuper_Falcons camp: Top striker @AsisatOshoala is out of the ongoing #WAFCON2022. She sustained a Grade 2 Medial Collateral Ligament strain in the game against South Africa. She is due back in Spain on Thursday. Get well quick Asisat!”

The Super Falcons will take on Botswana in their game on Thursday.

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