FIFA World Cup play-off: Maduka Okoye ruled out of Ghana clash after falling ill; Enyimba FC goalkeeper John Noble to replace him

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Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye has been ruled out of Nigeria’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers against the Black Stars of Ghana.

 

The 22-year-old was ruled out due to illness and couldn’t report to the Super Eagles camp ahead of the first-leg fixture in Kumasi, Ghana, according to Super Eagles’ statement.

 

The statement read: “Maduka Okoye out of the clash against Ghana due to illness, he has been replaced by Enyimba FC goalkeeper, John Noble. Get well soon Maduks.”

 

Enyimba FC goalkeeper John Noble has now been called up by Augustine Eguavoen to the Super Eagles squad.

 

Other goalkeepers in camp are Kaizer Chiefs’ Daniel Akpeyi and Omonia’s Francis Uzoho.

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