AFCON: Osimhen Undergoes Random AFCON Drug Test

After impressing in Nigeria’s AFCON victory over Cameroon, striker Victor Osimhen has been selected for a routine drug test by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Victor Osimhen

Osimhen played a pivotal role in the Super Eagles’ 2-0 triumph, showcasing his relentless energy and determination. His driving runs, skillful dispossession of a Cameroonian defender, and assist for Samuel Lookman’s opening goal were key highlights.Osimhen’s constant threat throughout the match drew the attention of CAF officials.

CAF routinely conducts random drug tests on players during the tournament.Selection usually involves a lottery among all matchday squad members. However, in some cases, exceptional displays or noticeable behaviors can trigger a random test.

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CAF’s drug testing procedures aim to uphold fair play and ensure a level playing field throughout the competition.Osimhen’s selection for a test should be viewed as a standard procedure and not an implication of wrongdoing.

With the quarter-final match against Angola approaching, the Super Eagles and Osimhen will now shift their focus on preparing for the next challenge. Osimhen’s strong performance against Cameroon bodes well for Nigeria’s hopes of advancing further in the tournament.

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