Sports Echiejile ruled out of the World Cup; Ejike Uzoenyi brought back to replace him

#EldersonEchiejile has been reportedly ruled out of the Super Eagles team that will be going to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Echiejile was replaced in Nigeria's last friendly game against Greece, after he got injured in the match played in Philadephia on Tuesday.

After ascertaining the extent of the injury, it is understood that the Nigerian officials were not ready to take chances on the Monaco left back.

In his place,Rangers forward #EjikeUzoenyi,who was dropped on Monday has been drafted in to replace him in the 23-man team.

#JuwonOshaniwan is now the only recognized leftback in the Super Eagles team,although Efe Ambrose put in some shift during the game against Greece.

Echiejile was said to have suffered a muscle tear and the injury will keep him out for more than three weeks.

The Nigeria Football Federation are yet to confirm the changes with regards to players in and out of the team.