Super Eagles Gbolahan Salami hopes to recover in time to face Ghana in their African Nations Championship semi-final clash on Wednesday.
The 3SC of Ibadan forward has been slowed at the tournament by a thigh injury.
He said that the medical team have been working round the clock to ensure he gets fit again.
"As a player, I am very happy that I am a member of the national team squad. I am happy because this is my first tournament with the national team but I must confess that I nurse a personal sense of disappointment because I have not been playing well due to a thigh injury,â€ Salami told the Sports Vanguard at the Eagles' Garden Court de Waal Hotel camp of the team in Cape Town, the striker said,
"They have been treating me twice a day to ensure I return to full fitness.â€