Super Eagles 2018 World Cup campaign face a big threat as integral members of the team are facing injury worries, latest of them is the ever dependable midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi who got injured while on duty with his EPL team Leicester City, the midfielder headed for the treatment room five minutes into the second half, and manager Claude Puel confirmed post-match that it is a hamstring-related injury.
When asked about Ndidi's injury, the Leicester gaffer said: ''I’m feeling bad for him. It’s a hamstring injury. I hope it’s not bad and he can make the World Cup''.
Former Super Eagles Player and coach Sunday Oliseh already warned of a potential danger ahead of the 2018 World Cup as he reckons that most of the key players in the squad will be fatigued heading into the tournament, Oliseh on Channels Sports was particular about fatigue and injury on Friday.
''I am very optimistic with this group. It is a young group and this season has been very tedious for most of the players,''
''I don't know if it is an advantage or disadvantage but most of our players are tired because of the season. I think and pray we'll be fresh for the tournament.''
Ndidi joins the recent injury list of Super Eagles World Cup roster Eddy Onazi, Leon Balogun, Tyronne Ebuehi, Joel Obi will all have to be properly assessed before the final list is made in the next few weeks.