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Injury Knocks Echiejile Out Of World Cup

Injury Knocks Echiejile Out Of World Cup

Super Eagles left-back Elderson Echiejile who copped a hamstring injury in the team’s friendly against Greece on Wednesday has been ruled out of the World Cup.

The AS Monaco left back’s scan ahead of tonight’s friendly against USA shows that he will be out of the game for about three weeks.


In his place, Rangers of Enugu midfield star, Ejike Uzoenyi, the Most Valueable Player of the 2014 CHAN Tournament in South Africa will come into the team.

However Juwon Oshaniwa is expected to play at left-back in the game against the Yanks after recovering from a bout of malaria which ptevented him from playing three days ago against the Greeks.

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