Nigerian defender Leon Balogun has returned to FSV Mainz training ground after two weeks lay off.
Many fear that he might miss out on a place in Nigeria’s squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but the Super Eagles star has provided a positive update on his Instagram account about his rib injury
The 29-year-old has missed Mainz’s last two league games against Augsburg and Leipzig due to injury.
Mainz manager, Sandro Shwarz stated on Thursday during his pre-match press conference ahead of Saturday’s Bundesliga clash against Borussia Dortmund that the defender had not been able to train fully with the rest of the squad.
But the centre-back has now assured his fans he is on the track to attaining full fitness.
Balogun posted on his Instagram a photo of him in training with the caption: “Back on track 👟⚽💥”