Friday, September 21, 2018

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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 ‘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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    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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    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 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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    Ikeme: Playing for Nigeria is dream come true

Ikeme: Playing for Nigeria is dream come true

Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has described playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria as a “dream come true”.  The 29-year-old was widely lauded for his international debut and hailed as the long-term successor for Vincent Enyeama, after keeping clean sheets in the Super Eagles’ African Cup of Nations qualifier with Tanzania and the friendly game with Niger Republic.Now back [...]

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