Victor Moses Forward pulls out of Super Eagles October friendlies

Victor Moses has pulled out of the Super Eagles squad as a precautionary move against injury

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Victor Moses play Victor Moses has pulled out of the Super Eagles squad for the October friendlies (Getty Images via Daily Mail)
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West Ham forward Victor Moses has pulled out of the Super Eagles team for the October friendlies because of an injury problem.

Moses had been recalled by Sunday Oliseh for the friendlies against Cameroon and Congo but according to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the forward is  pulling out of the matches scheduled to hold in Belgium on Thursday and Sunday as a precautionary move against injury.

Moses featured for West Ham in their last weekend 2-2 draw with Sunderland.

Read: Victor Moses recalled to Super Eagles

Earlier, Turkey-based defender, Kenneth Omeruo, was ruled out of the double header in Belgium this week owing to injury.

  play Victor Moses has been impressing for West Ham (AP)

 

Despite these absences, Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, assured fans that the team has enough good quality options to fill the gaps left by both players.

Read: Efe Ambrose called up to replace Kenneth Omeruo

"We have no choice now but to work with the other players who are available," Oliseh said.

"The fact that the other batch of players from home were not issued their visas last week is also setting us back because we would really want to take advantage of the time to put in a lot of work," the coach revealed.

Watch this video of Victor Moses below:

Victor Moses scores against Manchester City for West Ham

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