By Johnny Edward:
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is happy to be back on the pitch again after recovering from a hamstring injury that sidelined him from action for five weeks, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The 21-year-old returned to action in Nigeria’s final pre-World Cup game against Czech Republic in Austria on Wednesday.
The former KRC Genk midfielder played who match, which the Super Eagles lost 1-0. Tomas Kalas scored the only goal of the game in the 25th minute.
“Feels good to be back on the pitch,” Ndidi tweeted on Thursday.
Ndidi has made 17 appearances for the Super Eagles since he made his debut under former coach Sunday Oliseh in 2015 and he is one of the 18 Nigeria players in set to make their World Cup debuts at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Nigeria will face Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in Group D.