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    NFF to train Ikeme as goalkeeper coach

NFF to train Ikeme as goalkeeper coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it will absorb retired goalkeeper Carl Ikeme into the technical crew of the Super Eagles.According to a statement by the federation on Sunday, a coaching education as a goalkeeper trainer will be offered to Ikeme.Mohammed Sanusi, secretary general of the federation, said the NFF is in contact with Ikeme, who announced his retirement from [...]

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    Ikeme retirement: Farewell to a Super Eagle

Ikeme retirement: Farewell to a Super Eagle

"I'm happy with what I've achieved."With those words, Carl Ikeme not only brought an end to his short but positively eventful football career, it also highlighted the fact that the England-born Nigerian is a champion.The 32-year old retires at an age when goalkeepers are in their prime, but his short period with the Super Eagles of Nigeria was quite a [...]

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    ‘A fine gentleman and goalie’ — tributes pour in for Carl Ikeme as he retires from football

‘A fine gentleman and goalie’ — tributes pour in for Carl Ikeme as he retires from football

Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on Friday announced his retirement from football.Following his announcement, tributes have been pouring in for the former Wolverhampton Wanderers shot-stopper, particularly from footballers lovers across the world and his teammates.Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017, and he recently announced that he was in remission.Jeff Shi, Wolves executive chairman, described Ikeme as a brother [...]

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    Carl Ikeme retires from football

Carl Ikeme retires from football

Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement from football.Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017. Last month, the Nigerian shot-stopper announced that he was in remission.The 32-year-old has been with Wolves throughout his career, making more than 200 appearances for the club.Jeff Shi, Wolves executive chairman, said: "Having been at the club since the age of 14, [...]

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    I am in complete remission, says Carl Ikeme

I am in complete remission, says Carl Ikeme

After undergoing chemotherapy, Carl Ikeme, Super Eagles goalkeeper who has been battling leukaemia, says he is getting better.In a tweet on Saturday, the 32-year-old goalkeeper said although there are still hurdles to overcome, he is hopeful.“After a year of intense chemotherapy I would like to share that I am in complete remission,” he tweeted.Complete remission is when tests and physical [...]

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    Carl Ikeme ‘devastated’ to miss World Cup

Carl Ikeme ‘devastated’ to miss World Cup

Carl Ikeme says he is devastated that he won't be a part of the Super Eagles contingent to the World Cup.The goalkeeper took to Twitter to vent his frustration and to also wish the Super Eagles good luck as the team continues preparation towards the tournament in Russia.The Wolverhampton Wanderers player did not play a game in the 2017/18 season [...]

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    Ikeme’s Wolves return to English Premier League after six-year absence

Ikeme’s Wolves return to English Premier League after six-year absence

Nigeria's Carl Ikeme's Wolverhampton FC have been promoted to the English Premier League (EPL).Wolves' six years absence from top-flight football ended on Saturday despite not being in action.The championship leaders, who will play Birmingham on Sunday, secured a return to the EPL after third-placed Fulham failed to beat Brentford.Brentford’s Neil Maupay headed home from close range in the fourth minute [...]

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    Ikeme to make special appearance in friendly against England

Ikeme to make special appearance in friendly against England

Carl Ikeme will make a special appearance during Nigeria's upcoming friendly game against England.The Super Eagles goalkeeper is undergoing treatment for leukaemia at the Christie Clinic in Manchester, UK, where officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) visited him on Monday.The NFF, in a statement made available to TheCable, said Ikeme will perform the traditional kick-off of the game."We have come [...]

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    Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia

Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia

Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia.The diagnosis was made during his pre-season testing, said a post on Wolves' Twitter handle on Thursday."It is with great sadness that Wolves are today announcing that Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia."https://twitter.com/Wolves/status/883004956244156416"Carl will now start an immediate course of chemotherapy as he begins a lengthy battle against [...]

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    World Cup qualifier: Playing Cameroon won’t be easy, says Ikeme

World Cup qualifier: Playing Cameroon won’t be easy, says Ikeme

Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has admitted that the 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Cameroon in August won't be an easy one for the team.Ikeme, however, is confident that the Eagles will do everything possible to overcome the Indomitable Lions."They were in the Confederations Cup but we are confident going into the games. Like I said, it's not going [...]

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    Enyeama, Ndidi, Iheanacho nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Enyeama, Ndidi, Iheanacho nominated for Nigeria Pitch Awards

The nominations for the 4th Nigeria Pitch Awards have been released.The awards jointly organised by Matchmakers Consult International and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is slated to hold in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, at the weekend.In a statement released on Tuesday, Ademola Olajire, NFF media director, said: "In a letter to the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, signed by the managing partner, [...]

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    Dominic Iorfa: As long as I’m alive, my son must play for Super Eagles

Dominic Iorfa: As long as I’m alive, my son must play for Super Eagles

Former Nigerian striker Dominic Iorfa has said that his son, Iorfa Jnr, must play for the Super Eagles as long he's alive.The ex-BBC Lions of Gboko forward said Paul Lambert, the manager of his son's club, has denied him regular playing time since he expressed his willingness to play for Nigeria over England, his country of birth.Of late, Eagles technical adviser, [...]

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    Ikeme’s injury, visa issues may hand Eagles debut to Tope Okeowo

Ikeme’s injury, visa issues may hand Eagles debut to Tope Okeowo

Relatively known goalkeeper, Tope Okeowo, could make his Super Eagles debut today, owing to the injury of Carl Ikeme and visa issues of two second-choice goalkeepers.Ikeme's injury comes hours to the international friendly game between Nigeria and Senegal in London, forcing Gernot Rohr, the team's technical adviser, to replace him with Okeowo.The first choice goalkeeper is most likely out of Thursday night's [...]

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    ‘China boys’ — Ighalo, Mikel — missing from Rohr’s 25-man squad for friendlies

‘China boys’ — Ighalo, Mikel — missing from Rohr’s 25-man squad for friendlies

China-based players, John Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo, have been excluded from the 25 man squad for upcoming friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso.Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, released the list of invited players on Wednesday.Noah Joel Bazee and Tyronne Ebuehi are the new invitees in Rohr's list.Others are goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Leon Balogun and William Ekong, midfielders [...]

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    Ikeme writes NFF to announce withdrawal from Algeria clash

Ikeme writes NFF to announce withdrawal from Algeria clash

Carl Ikeme, Nigeria's number one goalkeeper, has written a letter to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to announce his withdrawal from the crucial encounter between the Super Eagles and their Algerian counterparts.Ikeme sustained a hip injury while featuring for his Wolverhampton Wanderers club side on Saturday.Dayo Enebi, Super Eagles team secretary, told TheCable that Ikeme had written to the federation [...]

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    Ikeme: Vogts invited me in 2007 but I was injured

Ikeme: Vogts invited me in 2007 but I was injured

Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme says he could have made his international debut for Nigeria in 2007 but for an injury.The 29-year-old keeper, who plays for Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English league, was given his Super Eagles debut by Sunday Oliseh this year.“I got invited into the squad and got injured before the squad was due to meet up, so [...]

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