Nigeria will be without an assistant captain, William Troost-Ekong for the friendly against the Desert Foxes of Algeria on Tuesday.
Troost-Ekong picked up an Injury in the team’s test game against Algeria’s Team B on Friday night.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed the injury on the Super Eagles Twitter handle.
“William Troost-Ekong has left camp as a result of an injury cropped during the test game yesterday. He is back to base for further checks. Wishing you a speedy recovery Ekong,” reads a tweet on the Super Eagles Twitter handle.
The Watford defender’s injury has further depleted the squad with only three centre-backs now available for the game.
It would be recalled that Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi also returned to his base in England after sustaining an injury in training.
The Super Eagles will take on the Desert Foxes of Algeria at the Miloud Hadefi Stadium, Oran on Tuesday.