Mikel Obi Is Out Of AFCON 2019 Competition (See Reason)

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Mikel Obi Is Out Of AFCON 2019 Competition. John Obi Mikel will not actively participate in the remaining games for Super eagles in the AFCON 2019 competition as a result of an injury he sustained in the Super Eagles’ 2-0 loss to Madagascar.

47xclusive reports that Mikel Obi suffered a knee injury and was replaced by Alex Iwobi in the 59th minute of their last game against Madagascar.



After several checks by the medical staff ,

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it has confirmed that he will be out of their Round of 16 clash , and the 32-year-old could miss the rest of the championship.

While coach , Gernot Rohr remained vague as to the extent of the injury , it was understood that the problem is not a severe one , but the German will not risk exacerbating the injury.Therefore , the new Trabzonspor signing may not feature again in Egypt.

This setback will come as a blow to the former Chelsea man , who earlier revealed Egypt 2019 could be his last AFCON.

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