Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi has tested negative for COVID-19, VANTAGE NEWS reports.
The Everton star missed Nigeria’s AFCON qualifier in Porto Novo against the Republic of Benin after testing positive for the virus just before the game.
Recall that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr said that the COVID-19 test result that stopped Alex Iwobi from taking part in the African Cup of Nations qualifying game against Benin Republic on Saturday is fake.
Rohr said that the Everton midfielder will be fielded against Lesotho on Tuesday in the last match of the AFCON qualifiers.
In a tweet on Tuesday, the Nigerian Football Federation said Iwobi tested negative afer further COVID-19 tests were conducted.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) March 30, 2021