Saturday, June 07, 2014

ECHIEJILE WORLD CUP HOPE DASHED; RULED OUT FOR 10 DAYS

                        Elderson Echiejile injured
Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile's hope of playing in the world cup is almost as he has been ruled out for at least ten days after he receiving the results of his scan.

The left-back was taken off injured in the first half of the friendly match against Greece on Wednesday morning and was expected not to take part in  the friendly agaisnt the USA alongside the duo of Ahmed Musa and Kenneth Omeruo on Saturday


The Monaco defender have not trained with the team for three day due a hamstring injury secured in Nigeria’s 0-0 draw against the Greek national team while Omeruo had a knock during Thursday’s training and has been unable to join the rest of the squad since.

Musa on his own part is gradually getting back to full fitness after he got a thigh injury against the Scottish national side but will not be risked for this tie.

The Super Eagles have been drawn in Group F and will play Iran on June 16

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