Jamilu Collins Recovers From Injury, To Face Cameroon Today
By Amaechi Agbo
Paderborn defender, Jamilu Collins has bouncesld back from injury he sustained in Friday’s first leg friendly against the indomitable Lions of Cameroon and will be available for selection ahead of the rematch today in Vienna, Bestchoicesoports.com.ng can report
Collins has recovered from an ankle niggle and will therefore start at leftback for the Super Eagles against Cameroon today in a second friendly in Austria.
Eagles coach Gernot Rohr had earlier ruled him out and was already toying with options for the left back position.
The coach even got winger Moses Simon to play in that position in training and left-footed Valentine Ozornwafor was also being considered in that role.
Collins was fully involved in the team’s final training Monday night.
The Paderborn of Germany defender will hope for an improved outing tonight after a laboured performance on Friday night.
The two-legged match is part of preparation for the Eagles’ 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde on 1st and 5th September, 2021.