Oghenekaro Etebo, super eagles midfielder, scrapped out of AFCON

Oghenekaro Etebo

Oghenekaro Etebo, Super Eagles midfielder, has been ruled out of next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

Etebo was forced off injured during Watford’s 1-1 Premier League draw with Newcastle United on Saturday.

In the match, Nigerian international Emmanuel Dennis took his place.

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Watford confirmed his injury in a statement on their official website.

“Midfielder Peter Etebo tore a quad muscle near the end of Newcastle United’s game last weekend and is expected to be out for four to five months,” the club said.

As a result, he will miss at least 17 Premier League games for the Hornets.

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