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AFCON 2023: Alhassan Yusuf replaces injured Wilfred Ndidi ahead of must win tournament

Royal Antwerp midfielder, Alhassan Yusuf has been drafted in as a replacement for Leicester City midfielder, who has been ruled out of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations due to injury.

 

AFCON 2023: Alhassan Yusuf replaces injured Wilfred Ndidi ahead of must win tournament

Ndidi missed Leicester City’s 4-1 home win over Huddersfield Town on Monday January 1, due to the injury.

Yusuf, who was on the provisional 41-man list will now take his place in the team. The talented midfielder is yet to be capped by the Super Eagles.

 

The 23-year-old is now expected to join the team in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates today, January 3.

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