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Anti-doping: Super Eagles’ Osimhen, Simon, Troost-Ekong, others get thumbs up from CAF

Per Second News gathered that the Nigerian international underwent the test following the match against Guinea-Bissau.

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Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, and William Troost-Ekong of the Super Eagles have successfully completed random anti-doping tests conducted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Consequently, they have been given the green light to participate in the upcoming quarterfinal against Angola this Friday.

Following the Super Eagles’ final group match and their 2-0 Round of 16 triumph over Cameroon, the CAF selected Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen, alongside winger and defender Moses Simon, and William Troost-Ekong, for unplanned drug tests.

Osimhen was one of the top performers as the Super Eagles squad cruised past the group stage in the Round of 16 clash against Cameroon.

Per Second News gathered that the Nigerian international underwent the test following the match against Guinea-Bissau.

FC Nantes winger Simon Moses and Super Eagles captain William Troost-Ekong were also subjected to dope tests.

The random tests are standard procedures, typically conducted on players whose enhanced energy levels may raise suspicions of substance use.

Sources revealed that two Cameroonian players also underwent similar tests, noting that Osimhen is not the sole player involved in the tournament.

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