The long wait to see Nigerian goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme back in action will soon be over, the Wolverhampton of England shot stopper has confirmed.

Ikeme, in a chat with thenff.com, said the agonizing wait is almost over.

“It's been slow and tough,” he began.

“It was something I was carrying for a long time. I couldn't play or train. It took more than a normal hamstring injury.

“I have been working hard every day with the physios and hopefully, I'm closer to getting back to training.

“We start our pre-season on Monday so hopefully, I can start building up in training and hopefully,

“I can be available for our games and the Nigeria games coming up as well.” He added.

Ikeme has no appearance in 2017 for the Super Eagles and the last time he played for his club was in March against Fulham.