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Gbese: Super Eagles Striker, Ighalo , To Miss AFCON Clash Against South Africa [See Why]

Super Eagles star striker, Odion Ighalo, has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON ) qualification game against South Africa .

Ighalo sustained a hamstring injury in Changchun Yatai’ s game against Tianjin Quianjian on Wednesday .

The five - goal hero in the two- legged AFCON qualification games against Libya in October was stretchered off the pitch in the 16 th minute .

Ighalo disclosed to TheCable that it’ s a hamstring injury .
“ I pulled my hamstring , ” Ighalo said .

The extent of his hamstring will be determined after a scan which will be carried out later.

The Super Eagles will take on the Bafana Bafana on November 17 in Johannesburg .

It takes up to three weeks for a player to recover from a hamstring injury .

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