Obafemi Martins ready for Angola

ABUJA - Obafemi Martins has been declared fit and included in Nigeria's squad for the African Nations Cup finals in Angola, team officials said yesterday.

ABUJA - Obafemi Martins has been declared fit and included in Nigeria's squad for the African Nations Cup finals in Angola, team officials said yesterday.

The striker was tested at the team's training camp in Durban over the weekend before being named in coach Shaibu Amadou's 23-man squad.

Martins underwent surgery on his shin at the end of November after being injured while playing for Bundesliga champions VfL Wolfsburg.

Nigeria take on Egypt in their opening Nations Cup Group C match on January 12 in Benguela.

They also meet Benin and Mozambique in their group. - Reuters

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