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Alex Iwobi missed Nigeria training on Tuesday after eating food poison which created speculations he was out sick or injured and unable to face Egypt.
Nigeria will host Egypt in the group G of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and Iwobi is expected to play a crucial role in their must-win game after showing great prospect in the Champion‘s League against Barcelona and Everton.
Iwobi confirmed the news to his fans on twitter that he was hospitalised due to a food poisoning on Tuesday evening but has confirmed he now feels better and he’ll be fit to play on Friday.
Iwobi will face January signing Mohamed Elneny who is also on international duty for Egypt.