Uzochukwu Fully Recovered, Set For Amkar Perm Start

Uzochukwu Fully Recovered, Set For Amkar Perm Start

By Johnny Edward:

Super Eagles midfielder Izunna Uzochukwu will make his sixth Russian League start for his side in Saturday's lunch time clash against Ural, he has informed

Uzochukwu ‎who watched from the bench as Amkar drew 1-1 at home to Dinamo last weekend will pair his compatriot Fegor Ogude in the holding midfield  role for his team.

"I'm happy I'd be starting on Saturday after a long lay-off," he revealed to in a brief chat.

Uzochukwu who missed the Super Eagles games against Congo and Cameroun hopes to be recalled for next month's 2018 World Cup preliminary qualifier against Swaziland‎.

"I‎ hope to get back to the team now that I have regained my full fitness," he added.

"I've never stayed out of the game this long; ‎it was a trying moment for me but that has made me stronger now."