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    Mikel Obi to miss rest of AFCON 2019

    Super Eagles skipper, John Obi Mikel, could miss the rest of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Goal reports.

    The 32-year-old stressed his knee during Nigeria rout 2-0 misfortune to Madagascar a weekend ago and was supplanted by Alex Iwobi in the 59th moment.

    After a few checks by the restorative staff, Mikel Obi was led out of their Round of 16 conflict against Cameroon.

    Presently, there are fears that the midfielder could miss the remainder of the competition.

    Should the feelings of trepidation be affirmed, Gernot Rohr could be left with only Iwobi to fill the inventive job in Nigeria's midfield.

    In spite of the fact that the issue isn't believed to be serious, Rohr won't hazard worsening the damage.

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