Super Eagles winger, Samuel Kalu is expected to miss Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Seychelles and a friendly tie against Egypt due to injury.
Confirming the report on Friday was the team spokesman Toyin Ibitoye, who stated that the youth team captain Ikouwem Udoh, 19, would replace 21-year-old Kalu, whose mother was recently kidnapped and held for a week until a ransom was paid.
Recall that the Super Eagles will play Seychelles on March 22 then take on Egypt in a friendly four days later.
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