By Bamidele Boluwaji: Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, is back to training after the injury he sustained during the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Ezenwa who captained Nigeria to the tournament got injured in the semi-final against Sudan and could not be part of the final match against host nation Morocco which the home-based Super Eagles lost 4-0.
The Enyimba goalkeeper posted a message on his facebook wall in the early hours of Thursday, thanking God for healing him, and also thankful to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the support given to him during his trying time.
“Special thanks to God almighty for healing me, Ezenwa is back to the field of play with joy,” the Super Eagles goalkeeper stated.
“And also thanks to my beloved fans all over the world for their prayers and concern they showed to me during the recovery process. God bless you all and I love you all.
“️️ also thanks to the NFF for their care and support throughout my stay in Abuja. God bless them.”
Ezenwa’s return will serve as a big boost to the Super Eagles preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Nigeria will play both Poland and Serbia in international friendly games this month as part of the preparations towards the World Cup in Russia.