Aina To Miss Super Eagles Friendlies With Injury

Aina To Miss Super Eagles Friendlies With Injury


Nottingham Forest defender Ola Aina has been ruled out of the Super Eagles upcoming friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique.

The Super Eagles will take on Saudi Arabia at the Estadio Muncipal de Portimao on October 13.

The friendly against Mozambique will take place three days later at the same venue.

Aina was named on the 25_man list released by Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro on October 2 for the warm-up games.

The players are expected to assemble in Portimao, Portugal on October 10.

According to, the 26 year old is out of action due to injury.

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The former Chelsea player missed the Tricky Trees 1-1 draw with Brentford on Sunday as a result of a injury.

The full -back’s last game was against Manchester City on September 23 which his side lost 2-0.

Aina was named Nottingham Forest player of the month for September.

He has made five appearances in the Premier League this season.

Aina has played 30 matches so far for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

The Super Eagles will be using the friendlies to fine tune strategies ahead of their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixtures against Lesotho and Zimbabwe.

The two games is slated for November 13 and November 17 respectively.
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