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I'm fit for Ethiopia's clash - Ideye

By The Citizen
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Brown Ideye has said he is fit for next month's World Cup playoff against Ethiopia.

The Dynamo Kyiv striker dismissed report that he will miss the crucial encounter because of injury.

Speaking in a special interview with from his Ukrainian base, Ideye said, 'I am only serving my three-match suspension, I am not in any way ruled out. I am shocked at these reports back home.

'I have not been in the team because I was also asked to rest after the muscle strain I suffered.'

Brown, who was a second half substitute in Addis Ababa against Ethiopia in the first leg World Cup playoff, further stated:'I have resumed training and will join the full squad by next week and hopefully be available for selection in next weekend's game.

'I am fit and ready to go for the Eagles. There is no truth in the report that I am injured and ruled out.'

The Eagles go into a November 16 return leg match in Calabar with a 2-1 advantage from the first leg in Ethiopia.