Super Eagles Gernot Rohr has said some of his players are still injured ahead of its quarter final clash against South Africa on Wednesday in Cairo.

Nigeria beat Cameroon 3- 2 in the Round of 16 while South Africa shocked host nation Egypt to book their places in the quarter finals of AFCON.

Rohr said his captain, John Obi Mikel was recovering gradually ahead of the quarter final clash.

” Obi Mikel is trying to run already so we will see” he said.

Rohr gave kudos to his medical staff for a job well done.

” I have a wonderful medical staff and I think we can do something”

He also spoke on the condition of Shehu Abdullahi

” We hope that Shehu can come back, he was already on the bench today. We lost two players in the last training session before the match against Burundi, Shehu and Kalu, so it was not easy.


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