Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa sat out of training on Sunday with a sore ankle.
The CSKA Moscow winger faces fitness assessment for Wednesday’s crucial Africa Nations Cup (Afcon) qualifier against Sudan in Abuja.
Team officials, who disclosed to newsmen that the lanky winger is suffering from a knock he picked up during Saturday’s loss in Sudan, expects him to be fit for that encounter, adding that the decision to rest him on Sunday was for precautions.
Stoke City winger Victor Moses pulled out of the squad and Ukraine-based forward Babatunde Michael missed the 1-0 loss in Khartoum both owing to injury concerns
Kick-off time on Wednesday: 5:00pm