AFCON 2019: Ighalo, Musa, Awaziem suffer knocks ahead of semi-final clash – Daily Post Nigeria
The Super Eagles returned to training on Thursday, less than 24 hours after they beat South Africa 2-1, to qualify for the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations.
AllNigeriaSoccer reports that the players participated in jogging and aerobic exercises, before they were split into two groups.
The substitutes, who were not involved in Wednesday’s game did more of the kickabout, while the three goalkeepers Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Francis Uzoho were drilled by the goalkeeper trainers.
Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Chidozie Awaziem suffered knocks against Bafana Bafana and the trio sat out the recovery session, but were all present at the training ground.
Ighalo is not in danger of missing the semi-final match against either Ivory Coast or Algeria on Sunday, July 14.
Captain John Obi Mikel trained fully, while Abdullahi Shehu was attended to by the physiotherapist who applied an ice pack on his thigh.