The coaching crew of the Flying Eagles of Nigeria are sweating over the fitness of several players ahead of their crucial group D encounter against table toppers Ukrain at the ongoing FIFA U-20 world cup in Poland.
Nigeria are sweating over the fitness of first choice right back Rabiu Muhammad and central defender Valentine Ozornwafor ahead of Thursday’s after the duo picked up knocks against the Americans.
Kano Pillars star Jamil Muhammad has been ruled out for the rest of the tournament after suffering an injury against the United States on Monday.
Nigeria must avoid defeat against the Ukrainians to stand a chance of progressing to the knockout rounds.
In the other group D game USA will take on bottom team Qatar.