Shanghai Shenhua striker, Odion Ighalo, has declared himself fit and ready for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations preparations with the Super Eagles, after recovering fully from an injury that kept him out of action for three weeks.
Ighalo picked up the injury featuring for Shanghai Shenhua in a Chinese Super League clash against Tianjin Teda last month.
However, he’s back in training for a few days, and is now working on his match fitness ahead of Saturday’s international friendly against Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.
“I’m extremely happy to be back training and I can’t wait to rejoin my teammates in Asaba,”
“The Nations Cup is a big tournament and I’m ready and fully fit to take part in it.”
The 29-year-old, who scored seven goals in the Chinese Super League before his injury, is also confident about the team’s chances at the tournaments.
“There are no pushovers; we must work hard to record victories at the AFCON. It’s a tough group but we will go through.”