CHAN 2018 Update: Ezenwa Out Of Morocco Final With Knee Injury

Home-based Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been ruled out of Sunday’s CHAN 2018 final between hosts Morocco and Nigeria.

According to a top football official, the Enyimba FC of Aba goalie will miss the final clash scheduled for the Mohammed V Stadium in Casablanca as he needs three to four weeks to recuperate from the injury he sustained from Nigeria’s semi-final win over Sudan.

In his words via thisday, the official said: “Ezenwa’s injury is not as bad as it was initially feared however, the report of the scan on the injured knee showed that he will need between three and four weeks to get back to action.”

His place is expected to be taken by Plateau United FC goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye, who was really outstanding after he replaced Ezenwa in the last four clash with the Sudanese team.