Thursday, 6 June 2019

Ezenwa Battling To Be Fit For AFCON 2019 After Injury In Training – Rohr Confirms

Ikechukwu Ezenwa is in a race against time to be fit for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after missing yesterday’s training session of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, understands.

Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi and Francis Uzoho are the three goalkeepers in camp with Enyimba shot stopper Theophilus Afelokhai on standby in the list of players released by coach Gernot Rohr for the 2019 AFCON.

Yesterday Rohr confirmed that Ezenwa picked up an injury and will be examined in the coming days to ascertain the extent to which he is injured before a decision will be taken on his spot in the team.

He didn’t take part in any form of training yesterday and he also miss today’s session based on what Rohr said after yesterday’s training although he didn’t mention the nature of the injury Ezenwa is suffering from.

If scans shows he won’t be available, Afelokhai of Enyimba will be called up as his replacement and the shot stopper is presently in Lagos taking part in the LMC/NPFL Championship Play offs.

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