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Alex Iwobi banned for Nigeria’s 2022 World Cup playoff against Ghana

Super Eagles star midfielder, Alex Iwobi who performs for Everton, will miss Nigeria’s match against Ghana for a spot within the 2022 World Cup going down in Qatar.
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This comes on account of the purple card he had acquired throughout the Super Eagles 1-0 loss to Tunisia, yesterday.

The midfielder was despatched off for a foul after approaching in its place within the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations spherical of 16 match against Tunisia.

Maguette N’Diaye, a Senegalese referee, had first issued a yellow card for the foul.
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However, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) inspired him to verify the pitch-side monitor, and he did so, upgrading the yellow to a purple.

Iwobi has been banned for the Super Eagles’ subsequent African fixtures, which coincidentally embody a match against the Black Stars.

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