By Izuchukwu Okosi


Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo and goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa underwent a special gym session at the Golden Tulip Hotel Asaba on Saturday afternoon, reports.

The two players were the only Eagles stars that were seen heading for the exercises around 12.45 pm and completed it within 20 minutes without others joining in.

It is unconfirmed if both players are injured or just going through a routine but  as witnessed by both players headed to the restaurant afterwards with the team’s physiotherapist.

There have been injury worries ahead of Saturday’s send forth friendly against the Brave Warriors of Zimbabwe with Ighalo, Ezenwa and Leon Balogun earlier reported to be carrying some niggles.

The final list of 23 will be released after Saturday’s game at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State.

Meanwhile both players had to outwit touts who were at the hotel premises to beg for money from the players and officials as ighalo was heard telling the social miscreants that he will be out soon to hand them some cash.