Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) general-secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi has disclosed that officials, staff and stakeholders of the nation’s soccer governing body are excited to hear that Wolverhampton Wanders goalkeeper, Carl Onuoha Ikeme has made speedy recovery in his battle against leukaemia.
Sanusi disclosed that everyone at the NFF was happy to hear that Ikeme is in the last stage of his recovery, following the Super Eagles’ shot-stopper’s confirmation on Saturday that the disease is now in complete remission.
The NFF scribe expressed joy at the good news from Ikeme, with added optimism that the keeper would now depart hospital as he begins his final journey to full recovery.
Sanusi said in Saint Petersburg on Sunday that the NFF are delighted that the 32-year-old star made immense improvement to attain remission and prayed that he will now achieve complete recovery from the ailment.
He disclosed: “We are indeed very happy and we rejoice with Ikeme on his progress. This is very good news that, I believe, will further inspire our Super Eagles ahead of their big World Cup match against Argentina on Tuesday.
“Now that he has made the very important progress to remission, our prayer is for him to attain full recovery in the shortest time possible.”