Nigeria suffer injury blow ahead of Warriors encounter

Nigeria have suffered an injury blow ahead of their game against Zimbabwe in the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers next month.

The Super Eagles will play the Warriors on 20 November, just three days after hosting Lesotho in their first Group C encounter.

West Brom defender Semi Ajayi could miss those two games after picking an ankle injury.

The centre-back missed his team’s 2-0 victory against Queen Park Rangers in the English Championship on Tuesday night.

The Baggies manager, Carlos Corberan confirmed after the game that Ajayi is nursing an ankle injury.

“It’s difficult to face a situation when you are having a lot of injuries,” Corberan was quoted by the club’s official website.

“It’s true that we’ve had a period where we haven’t had some of the attacking players who are important for us.

“Semi Ajayi, when he was playing in the last ten minutes of the Plymouth game, he turned his ankle. He suffered the same injury as he had before the international break.”

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