World Cup 2014: Godfrey Oboabona gives Nigeria boost

Nigeria defender Joseph Yobo
Yobo captained the Super Eagles to success at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria defender Godfrey Oboabona says he is ready to return to training after an ankle injury.

The 23-year-old missed the victory over Bosnia-Hercegovina after being taken off on a stretcher in his side's World Cup opening game draw against Iran.

"I am ready to resume training and the medics have given me a clean bill," said Oboabona, 23.

Oboabona could face Argentina and replace Joseph Yobo, who needs one more game to reach the 100-cap milestone.

"It's good news that I will reach that milestone but what is uppermost in my mind is for the team to win and for us to advance to the next stage," said 33-year-old Yobo. "The rest will be a bonus,"

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