Sunday, 24 June 2018

Super Eagles' Goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme Beats Cancer

 Carl Ikeme, who was the first goalkeeper of the Super Eagles on Saturday, revealed that his cancer is in "complete remission".

Ikeme shared the news on his Twitter account, writing; "After a year of intense chemotherapy, I would like to share that I am in complete REMISSION."

He added: "I still have obstacles to overcome to heal me, but I hope to continue with normality." I would like to thank everyone for their support during the past year. Thank you #Grateful "

Ikeme had been fighting leukemia.

The 32-year-old Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper was first elected by the national team and has been named "unregistered 24th member" of the Nigeria World Cup team after he could not be chosen due to his treatment. against cancer.

Before the Group D match on Friday, the players from Iceland sent their best wishes to Ikeme, with the name Ikeme printed on Iceland's number 1 shirt.

Nigeria won the game, 2: 0, thanks to Ahmed Musa, who scored both goals.

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