Thursday 17th August, 2017
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Rohr monitoring Balogun's recovery

Rohr monitoring Balogun's recovery

Nigeria head coach, Gernot Rohr, is pleased to see Leon Balogun regain his full fitness ahead of the two clashes with their rivals Cameroon.

The two West African na­tions will clash in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers which wi l l t a k e place i n Uyo, Nigeria on 31 August 2017and Yaounde, Came­roon on 4 September 2017.

German tactician Rohr has revealed that Nigeria and FSV Mainz 05 defender, Balogun, has regained his full fitness.

“Balogun is also fit,” Rohr said.

The 64-year-old coach also explained that front­man Odion Ighalo, who is on the books of Chinese club Changchun Yatai, could be called up.

“He is experienced and we have also some strikers with a little more experience, Odi­on Ighalo also not only him,” he added.

“There are also other ones. So I think in the next week we will monitor all of them to be sure, we can take the best ones for these big games against Cameroon.” 

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