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Kevin Akpoguma will miss Nigeria’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde.
The 26-year-old has tested positive for coronavirus, according to Hoffenheim.
Gernot Rohr invited 30 players for Friday’s fixture at the Teslim Balogun Stadium and next week’s trip to Cape Verde.
He will, however, be promptly quarantined, ruling him out of the travel to the West African country for the critical World Cup qualifiers.
“Kevin Akpoguma tested positive for Corona despite being fully vaccinated. He will not make the trip to the Nigerian national team and instead went into quarantine at home,” read the statement on the club’s website.
“Kevin Akpoguma is symptom-free and is fine. In addition, all present players and members of the coaching and functional team were tested. All test results were negative.”