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Nigeria's Striker Victor Boniface Faces Setback

Nigeria’s Striker Victor Boniface Faces Setback, Ruled Out of African Cup of Nations Due to Groin Injury

Lagos, January 08, 2024, The Europe Today: Bayer Leverkusen striker Victor Boniface, representing Nigeria, confirmed on Monday his unavailability for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations due to a groin injury sustained during training.

The 23-year-old was notably absent in Nigeria’s final warm-up friendly against Guinea, and local media sources indicated that he is expected to be sidelined for a period of up to six weeks. Expressing his support for the national team, Boniface conveyed his well-wishes on Instagram, stating, “Good luck guys. Wish you guys all the best at AFCON @ng_supereagles.” His absence poses a notable setback for Nigeria as they prepare for the prestigious continental tournament.