By Augustine Akhilomen
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have expressed shock over the announcement that Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukemia.
NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, was unhappy with latest development on Thursday, however, he noted that the Glass House would rally round him and continue to pray for his recovery.
“Our thoughts are with Carl at this difficult period. The NFF and the football fraternity in Nigeria are taken aback by this sad development, knowing how strong Carl has been in goal for
Nigeria since he made his debut in 2015.
“We have been told that he will start chemotherapy immediately. We want him to stay strong and remain the self –assured man that he has always been, and we will continue to pray for him and wish him the best with regards to the treatment,” Sanusi said.