Super Eagles Handed Boost Ahead AFCONQ As Akpoguma Resumes Training


Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has been handed an injury boost ahead of the side’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Benin and Lesotho with the return to training of defender Kevin Akpoguma, reports

Akpoguma last featured for his Germany club Hoffeheim in a league game against Freiburg on January 2 due to a hamstring-related injury.

Hoffeheim confirmed the versatile defender took part in training on Wednesday.

“Kevin Akpoguma and Ishak Belfodil have been able to take part in some aspects of training ,”reads a tweet on the club’s official Twitter handle.

Akpoguma has made 13 league appearances for Sebastian Hoeness’ side this season.

The 25-year-old, who made his debut for the three-time African champions in a friendly against Algeria last October has made four appearances for the team.

By Adeboye Amosu

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Source: Complete Sports