By Johnny Edward:
Tremendous Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and the Nigerian Soccer Federation President Amaju Pinnick on Friday met with Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who was recognized with acute leukaemia final week, Completesportsnigeria.com studies.
Leukaemia is a most cancers of the blood inflicting too many white blood cells to be produced and affecting the bone marrow. The acute kind is curable whereas the continual kind is, for now, with out treatment.
Ikeme’s return to motion anytime quickly appears unlikely and the 31-year-old is known to have taken the setback in good religion.
An image of the go to was tweeted on Friday by way of the official deal with of the NFF with a caption: “NFF President @PinnickAmaju alongside Coach Gernot Rohr visited Eagles goalie @Carl_Ikeme right this moment in London.”
Additionally, Rohr met with Chelsea star Victor Moses in London forward of Nigeria’s World Cup 2018 qualifiers towards Cameroon in September.
Moses who missed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying defeat at residence to South Africa final month returned to coaching with the reigning English Premier League champions after ending final season with an harm.
Moses, 26, is anticipated to be included within the Nigeria squad to face Cameroon.