Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and NFF president Amaju Pinnick paid a visit to hospitalized Carl Ikeme after he was diagnosed with acute leukemia.
Gernot Rohr, Carl Ikeme, Pinnick
The Super Eagles and Wolves goalkeeper was diagnosed after it was discovered during a blood test following his return to his club Wolverhampton Wanderers for pre-season training.
Leukaemia is a progressive disease in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce increased numbers that damage the immune system.
Ikeme is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment in a London hospital.
The NFF tweeted a picture with a caption: “NFF President @PinnickAmaju alongside Coach Gernot Rohr visited Eagles goalie @Carl_Ikeme today in London.”
Gernot Rohr and Victor Moses
Also, Rohr met with Chelsea star Victor Moses in London ahead of Nigeria’s World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Cameroon in September.
Ikeme who played ten times for the national team has missed the last two Super Eagles squad due to injury.