The top Ikeme donned in a World Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles and Zambia – before he had to retire after a successful battle against leukaemia – is up for grabs
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Manchester United will visit Arsenal in the fourth round of the FA Cup at The Emirates Stadium after Monday’s draw pitted the two English Premier League giants together.
Carl Ikeme had been the holder of the shirt before being diagnosed with leukaemia before the start of last season, and the long-serving Wolves stopper has now retired from professional football.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, says it will offer retired Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, coaching education as a goalkeeper trainer and then absorb him into the technical crew of the team.
Former Super Eagles’ number one goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has announced his retirement from the game.
He was seen at Solihull, England, where he went to open a new chemotherapy unit at Solihull Hospital.
This means he would now depart hospital as he begins journey to full recovery.
The Wolverhampton Wanderers goal tender took to his Twitter handle @carl_Ikeme to share his good news.
Ninety Wolves supporters travelled down to London on Saturday to unfurl the banner at the national stadium during England’s friendly with Nigeria.
Ikeme, who took to his Twitter handle to express his disappointment, however, wished the team good luck in the tournament as he continues to battle with acute leukaemia.
Only Enobakhare figured for Wolves first team last term, making 21 appearances in the Championship, which would have been more, if not for an injury he suffered in the tail end of the season.
Ikeme played in the early rounds of the qualifying campaign for thre 2018 FIFA World Cup, but he is now sidelined by illness after being diagonised to be having leukemia.
Ikeme, who has not featured since beginning a course of chemotherapy in the summer, starred as Wolves’ first-choice goalkeeper last season.
On Sunday he revealed via his Twitter account that a well-wisher who had “just come to fit a fire place” had left him a hand-crafted boomerang.
Disu expressed his support in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria after reviewing the Eagles gaffer Rohr’s stance on the team’s goalkeeping situation
It comes as it emerged that former Led Zeppelin frontman and Wolves fan Robert Plant has made an undisclosed personal donation to the fund.
This donation is to be applied towards the treatment of the team’s goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, who was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017
And the Brierley Hill-born centre-half said Ikeme is regularly boosted by the fantastic support he’s received from Wolves and the wider football family.
During Wednesday’s pre-match press conference in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon, the players wore tee-shirts that simply read: “Stay strong for Carl”
Ruddy, who was signed a few days after Ikeme was diagonised of acute leukemia said; “I thought I’d be rivalling Carl here for the jersey. “I have spoken to him since I’ve been here, just to pass on my best wishes. I thought that was the right thing to do.