Iwobi missed the Super Eagles’ 1-0 victory over the Republic of Benin at Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto Novo on Friday
The announcement of the restriction from 10am to 10pm was contained in a Travel Advisory by the Lagos State Government and a statement by its Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, on Monday.
He will be assisted by his compatriots Jorge Correia Semedo Helio (assistant 1), Delgado Fernandes Wilson Jorge (assistant referee 2) and Antonio Manuel Fortes Tony Rodrigues (fourth official) also on duty.
The Eagles, who are set to clash with the Squirrels of Benin Republic by 5pm today, had needed just a point from their final two qualifiers to book a spot in the continent’s showpiece tournament, but the 0-0 draw in Maseru handed them a reprieve even without kicking a ball.
Cameroon will host the finals in 2022.
The Ibrox pair are in the squad for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho but will face an unusual journey for the former.
At lunchtime on Tuesday, 23 players had arrived at the magnificent Eko Hotel & Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos, where the three-time African champions are ensconced ahead of the big duels.
Spanish Segunda side Leganes had gone back on their word to allow Omeruo link up with the Super Eagles for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
The three-time African champions will take on the Squirrels at Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto Novo on March 27 before facing the Crocodiles three days later at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
Iwobi, who has been selected in a variety of positions by Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti this season, posted an Instagram story starting with an image of him playing for Everton, some of his highlights playing for his country.
Six players were put on stand-by for the ties.
This was confirmed in a social media post by the country’s football body.
Competent sources hinted that talks are on going between the Lagos State Government and the Nigeria Football Federation to host the game at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere.
Thabane’s departure marks the end of one of Lesotho’s longest political careers, one marked by exile, intrigue, tensions with the military and a political crisis that deepened when police named him as a murder suspect in February.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane appeared in the Maseru Magistrates’ Court on Monday, but was not charged with any crime.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane left the country, skipping a court appearance on Friday at which he was expected to be charged with murdering his estranged wife.
Former African champions, Nigeria’s Super Eagles, remained static in the World football governing body, FIFA, monthly ranking.
The First Lady of Lesotho, Maesaiah Thabane, was on Wednesday charged with murder over the fatal shooting of her husband’s previous wife in 2017.
An Ex-International Player, Segun Odegbami, says Super Eagles’ victory over the Crocodiles of Lesotho in the first leg of their 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Lesotho will boost their morale in consecutive matches.
This follows media reports that a South African woman, staying in Ficksburg not far from neighbouring country Lesotho, was confirmed as the first case of Ebola in the country.