2026 WCQ: Osimhen To Miss South Africa, Benin Republic Ties


African Player of the Year, Victor Osimhen has been ruled out for the upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana and the Cheetahs of Benin Republic.

Osimhen is injured and ruled out for 4 weeks and will not be available for the Super Eagles games.

Coach Finidi George has called up Enugu Rangers’ left-back Kenneth Igboke for the matches.