–Eagles star battling to recover on time
Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile has said he is training apart from the AS Monaco full squad after he suffered a knock while on international duty with Nigeria in 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier last week.
“I suffered a knock during the match against South Africa, I feel some pain around my hip, near my groin, and so I have been training on my own since I returned to my club,” Elderson reported.
“I hope to rejoin the group in a couple of days.”
The injury meant he was not involved in his club’s last game at Lyon on Friday, which they lost 2-1.
Monaco languish in the drop zone on four points from five matches. They face Guingampnext Sunday.
A muscle injury in a warm-up match denied the leftback a second World Cup appearance in the summer.