AFCON 2019: Nigeria to replace Kalu with Iheanacho in Super Eagles squad

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Kelechi Iheanacho to make super eagles squad

Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho will replace Samuel Kalu in Nigeria Super Eagles squad at the Africa Nations Cup after Kalu collapsed during training on Friday.

Kalu reportedly fell while trying to take a corner-kick and was immediately rushed to the hospital where the CAF officials are now waiting on a full medical report determine the player’s fate in participating in games.

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Nigeria has the advantage to substitute the player since it happened 24 hours to their first game if the CAF Medical Committee determines that he cannot compete at the tournament.

Meanwhile ColinUdoh.com has reported Iheanacho has been contacted and is on standby to join when final decision is reached.

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