- Gernot Rohr visits Super Eagles stars Carl Ikeme and Victor Moses in London
- NFF president Amaju Pinnick also paid a visit to the Wolverhampton goalkeeper
- The goalkeeper was diagnosed with acute leukemia after a blood test at his club
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and NFF president Amaju Pinnick paid a visit to hospitalized Carl Ikeme after he was diagnosed with acute leukemia.
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.”
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.
Meanwhile, you can see NAIJ.com's video of the Super Eagles training ahead of the World Cup qualifiers;