Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has revealed that he is almost back to full fitness following a lengthy spell on the sidelines due to a knee ligament injury, reports Completesports.com.
Uzoho, 20, suffered the injury after the hour mark during Nigeria’s 1-1 friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore last October and had to be carried off on a stretcher.
‘I am feeling better. I can kick ball now unlike before. I am 6 months gone in my 8 months recovery period, I just need to work on my strength and in 2 months , I will be back fully,”Uzoho said on live chats via Instagram.
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Capped 16 times by Nigeria, he played all three matches as the Super Eagles were knocked out of the 2018 World Cup in the group stage.
He made a solitary appearance at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in the win over Tunisia as the West African nation sealed a third place finish in Egypt.
Uzoho is on loan at Cypriot outfit Omonia Nicosia from Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.