Super Eagles’ Stars, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses & Jude Ighalo Risk World Cup Ban in Yaounde
Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, his former Chelsea team-mate, Victor Moses, and comebacking striker, Odion Ighalo, are at risk over a second booking in Yaounde, which could cause them to be banned for next month’s qualifying game at home against Zambia.
A second booking in the qualifiers will fetch a player a one-match suspension. Ighalo was the latest player to be booked in the qualifiers after he displayed a tribute to Jesus on his inside shirt after he scored the all-important opening goal against Cameroon yesterday.
Nigeria’s leading scorer in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, Victor Moses, who posted another Man-of-the-match performance against Cameroon, as well as Mikel are also walking a tight rope after they were cautioned in previous qualifiers.
Moses was cautioned in the 3-1 win over Algeria in November, while Mikel’s name got into the referee’s bad books two minutes to the end of the 2-1 win against Zambia in Ndola, also last year.