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Super Eagles and Changchun Yatai striker Odion Ighalo is set to make a quick return from an ankle injury he sustained while playing for his club against Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League.

Odion Ighalo

Ighalo, who was rushed to the hospital immediately after the game confirmed that he has started his rehabilitation and might return to full training with the first team by next week.

“I have started my rehabilitation, started working in the gym and swimming pool. I will be back next weekend,” he said.

Ighalo, who netted 2 goals in their 2-3 loss in that game, is among the players expected to be named in 2 weeks’ time, when Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr releases the players that will take on Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the AFCON 2019 qualifiers.

Written by Chineze Ogugua

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