Echiejile Set To Return To Action After Injury-induced Layoff

Echiejile Set To Return To Action After Injury-induced Layoff

By Johnny Edward:                                                                                                                    Sivasspor of Turkey loanee  defender, Elderson Echiejile, is confident he will be fully fit to feature in the Super Eagles’ dead rubber clash‎ with Algeria in their final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group B game on November 11 in Constantine, reports.

Echiejile who suffered a muscle strain in Nigeria’s  1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo on October 7 returned to light training last Friday with the Sivasspor’s medics, and could rejoin his teammates in preparation for this the weekend’s game against Karabukspor.‎

“Sivasspor’s game against Kizilcabolukspor in the Turkish Cup on Wednesday will be too soon but I believe I should be back for the game against Karabukspor in the league game on Sunday,” Echiejile  told

Echiejile currently on a season loan from AS Monaco is also relishing the prospect of featuring for Nigeria against Argentina next month.

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“It’s a game that will test our quality and show us how far we have improved. Argentina are one of the strongest teams in World football. It’s a going to be an exciting game,”He said.

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