Ajoku Fit To Face Enyimba

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From Saka Bolaji, Minna

Niger Tornadoes leading goal scorer Chidebere Blessiung Ajoku has been certified fit by the club’s medics to play Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) week 8 match against Enyimba FC of Aba.

Ajoku was substituted with his former play mate in Heartland of Owerri, Hamzat Owolabi in the second half after receiving a knock from the Remo Stars defenders in Tornadoes 0-1 win at the week 7 match played at the Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu, Ogun State.

The new Tornadoes goal machine was fast enough to tap inside empty net after Ebenezer Odeyemi has rounded up Walbe David in goal for Remo and lay a pass for the onrushing Ajoku to slam the ball into the for his 4th goal in seven appearance for his club.

Speaking to Yakubu Abdullahi an official of Niger Tornadoes Medical Department, he said that Ajoku is fit to play; there was nothing to worry about as it was a minor injury.

“We needed to take precaution, therefore we advised the technical crew to substitute Ajoku considering that we have crucial encounters ahead, playing Enyimba in week 8 and the topping log club Plateau United in week 9”, he said.

Adullahi confirmed that the team has no casualty on its injury list, saying that every player was in good shape.

The medical official added that Ajoku has been prolific as such they don’t want to risk him and get him injured at the early stage of the league, therefore he said all necessary precaution would be employed to ensure that all players were protected from sustaining injuries.

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