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Flying Eagles receive boost ahead of next game

03 June 2015, 16:00

Wellington - The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will be boosted with the return to full fitness of forward Moses Simon, ahead of their second game against North Korea.

The Gent forward has been battling fitness issues since he resumed camp a week ago and that lead to his total exclusion from the 2-4 loss to Brazil.

However in the Tuesday training session monitored by News24 their first after the Brazil game, the 19 year old trained intact.

Also read: Moses Simon set for Super Eagles debut

However while Moses return came as good news, they were however without the services of Isaac Success and Ifeanyi Matthew, as both players were kept out due to blows they got during the Brazil game.

Success complained of a tight hamstring while Matthew has a slight ankle injury from a kick received but, both players are however expected to recover adequately from the injuries before the Korea game on Thursday.

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