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Camp News: Nigeria Coach Rohr Gernot Confirms The Availability of Skipper Mikel Obi For Albaceleste Clash


Nigeria head coach Rohr Gernot has confirmed that skipper John MIkel Obi will be available for the deciding game against Argentina in the race for the last 16.

The Tianjan TEDA midfielder suffered a Metacarpal injury in their 2-0 win over Iceland and was a doubt for the last group game against a wounded Argentina side in the battle for a last 16 berth.

German trainer for the Super Eagles, Rohr Gernot, however confirmed that the former Chelsea FC iconic midfielder will be available for the mammoth clash against the Lionel Messi led Albaceleste side in the deciding game.

Scans performed on the Nigeria skipper confirmed a Metacarpal injury but Rohr Gernt hinted that Mikel Obi could play with a cast against the two times world champions.

 �Unfortunately there is one injury, we have the captain who has fracture of the Metacarpal but I think he can play with a cast, the medical team is working on it,� Rohr said in a video on the Super Eagles verified Twitter handle.

�Everybody had massage, special massages for the legs, for recovery. There are no injuries again, the weather is fine, yesterday we had rain, which was good for recovery.�

Nigeria needs to avoid defeat against Argentina to book a place in the last 16 of the FIFA World cup after recording one win and one defeat in the opening two matches.

 

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