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JUST IN: Iwobi tests Negative for COVID-19

Good news for Everton fans and the Super Eagles as the latest Covid-19 test for Alex Iwobi came back negative, AllBallerZone can report.

The Eagles no. 18 missed the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Benin Republic on Saturday after he tested positive for the virus but reports suggested that it was a false positive.

According to the Super Eagles official Twitter handle this morning, it wrote: “Alex Iwobi has tested negative after further COVID-19 tests were conducted.”

However, it did not reveal if the former Arsenal midfielder will feature in the final 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier this evening.

Nigeria have already qualified for AFCON as Group L winners, currently on 11 points, four points ahead of Benin Republic in second, Sierra Leone sit third with four points and Lesotho are bottom of the group with just three points.

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