Godfrey-Oboabona-300x300AKURE – Super Eagles defender, Godfrey Oboabona, said on Friday that he had put the injury that prevented him from playing a major part in Super Eagles Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign behind him.

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Oboabona did not play more than 26 minutes before he got injured in the Super Eagles first group game against Iran.

Oboabona told newsmen in Akure after a courtesy visit to the Chairman, Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA), Akin Akinbobola, that he looked forward to resuming his club football with Çaykur Rizespor, Turkey

“In all situations you have to give thanks to God. Maybe, if I had played all the games something worse could have happened. [eap_ad_1] “For me, in the game of football sometimes good things happen and sometimes things don’t go the way we expect them to go.

“I have put the World Cup behind me. I am now focusing on my career. Concerning my injury, I hope to be fit by the time the league resumes,” he said.

He said he was impressed by with developments at the Agency, adding that he believed Sunshine Stars would perform well in the second round of the Globacom Premier League.

Earlier, Akinbobola said he was happy that Oboabona did not forget where he began his football career.

“Our son who has made us proud has decided to pay us a visit and see what we have been doing since he left,” he said.

Akinbobola said the defender intended to be part of the inauguration of Local Organising Committee for the Mimiko International Soccer Tournament which, unfortunately, was postponed. (NAN)[eap_ad_4]

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