Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has been cleared by the team’s medical doctor for the clash against South Africa later today.
Recall Osimhen missed the Super Eagles trip to Bouake – the venue of the semi-final clash with South Africa – after suffering abdominal discomfort.
However, reports from Abidjan has revealed that, Osimhen passed a late fitness test and traveled to Bouake to join up with the rest of the squad.
The 25-year-old has started in all of Super Eagles’ five matches in Cote d’Ivoire, scoring one goal against Equatorial Guinea and playing crucial roles against the hosts Ivory Coast where he won the decisive penalty, and setting up Ademola Lookman against Cameroon.
The AFCON semifinal clash between Nigeria and South Africa is scheduled for 6.00pm today Nigerian time.