10 Super Eagles players reportedly fall sick ahead of AFCON 2019 opener against Burundi
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At least, 10 Super Eagles have reportedly fallen ill and may not recover in time, for their first Africa Cup of Nations game against Burundi on June 22, SportingLife reports.

It is understood that the source of the recent cases of illness, may have come from air conditioners in one of the , which emitted virus which has infected the players.

Some of the payers presently down are Ahmed Musa, Shehu Abdullahi, Leon Balogun, Henry Onyekuru and Chidozie Awaziem.

rounded off their preparation for the tournament, with a 1-0 defeat to Senegal on Sunday.

After their opening fixture against Burundi, Gernot Rohr’s men will play against Guinea on June 26 and then wrap up their group outings against Madagascar on June 30.

 

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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