“I spoke with the doctor and he suggested I should retire because of the toll the treatment has taken on my body. He thinks it's what is best for me and I can't really risk trying to come back, my health is the priority. I want to be here for my children, family and friends.
1. Bruce David Grobbelaar. (Photo credit: Liverpool on Twitter). The former Zimbabwean international was the first African goalkeeper to play in the Premier League. He spent over 20 years playing for many clubs across the different tiers of the English football league system but it was at Liverpool and Southampton where he played in the Premier League.
Meet the Nigerian GoalKeeper who kept 19 clean sheets and conceded only 17 goals in the 2020/2021 season
A striker's performance in a football season is judged by the number of goals he scores while goalkeepers are judged by clean sheets. A Nigerian goalkeeper did so well in the 2020/2021 season by keeping 19 clean sheets. Nigeria is a nation blessed with football talents, the position of the goalkeeper in the Suoer Eagles team is often ruled by one special talent for many years.
Maduka Okoye and Daniel Akpeyi are the Super Eagles' hope for the World Cup Qualifiers, we are lucky to have them but where is the competition? The country expects the Eagles to win against Central African Republic and rightly in October 2021. My question is; where have all the talented Nigerian goalkeepers gone?
Where does Chelsea Goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy rank among the continent’s finest stoppers to play in the top flight? 5 Carl Ikeme Wolverhampton Nigeria The 29-year-old from Sutton Coldfield thought it was a joke when he got the call from the country of his ancestors but Jay Jay Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu believe he is a worthy successor to Vincent Enyeama.
From the day he made his debut for Nigeria at the 2002 world cup to the day he retired from the Super Eagles, Vincent Enyeama was a goalkeeper who was loved by most fans of the Super Eagles. The goalkeeper gave his all for the team and made spectacular saves that would always be remembered.
Good day welcome to another interesting article, do have a great time going through the articles. Kindly click on the red button on the top right corner to get more updates on the Super Eagles and other trending stories. Super Eagles Players Pay Tribute to thier Former Media Officer. Current and Ex-Super Eagles players continued to pay glowing tributes to their former Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye. Toyin Ibitoye who had been the media officer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria struck a great bond with majority of
Many people have lost their lives while fighting one sickness or the other, some cases of patients diagnosed with serious ailments normally result in death if not treated properly, here we'll be talking about acute leukemia. Acute leukemia is a type of blood cancer and bone marrow cancer that affects white blood cells. Though it's curable when treated chronic cases of this ailment are unlikely to be cured. However, in this article, we'll take a look at how former super eagles players look before and
OPINION: Okoye Is Not Good Enough To Be Nigeria Goalkeeper & 3 Players Rohr Should Never Start Again
The Super Eagles of Nigeria had one of the most embarrassing second half of a football match against one of the lowly ranked football country in Africa today, after scoring four goals in the first half, Nigeria allowed Serria Lone to come back in the second half by allowing them to score three unreplied goals, after the final whistle Serria Lone celebrated the draw like a victory because it is very rare to come back from a three goal down against a Super Eagles team filled with star players playing in Europe.
Opinion: 9 Super Eagles first choice goalkeepers that can not be forgotten in the history of Nigeria.
Recently, the issue of first choice goalkeeper has been an issue in the Nigeria's national team especially since the retirement of Vincent Enyeama. And the hope in Carl Ikeme was short lived after he was diagnosed with a disease. It is not as if the country does not have keepers but people are not confident enough in these goalkeepers and even the team cannot even guarantee the first choice in the competition. However, Nigeria has always been blessed with a lots of talented and bankable goalkeepers from the
Cancer has become one of the most deadly diseases in our world today. In 2017, Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukaemia during pre-season testing. Acute Leukaemia is a type of cancer which destroy the human White blood cells and it is populaly known as cancer of the white blood cell. Ikeme was born on 8th June, 1986 and Spent his whole career with English football side Wolves. Ikeme was born in England but had routes to Nigeria and Chose to represent the super eagles. He made
Please ✌🏾 follow this page ,like and comment for more exclusives... Happy Reading: The Super Eagles coach GERNOT ROHR seem to be facing something of a goalkeeping puzzle ahead of the proposed continuation of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone as well as other competitions afterwards. The goalkeeping department in the Super Eagles though looks Okay but seem to be an unlucky area sometimes in the team. The Eagles have not had a settled goal tender since the departure of CARL IKEME,
Remembering Nigerian Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme Who Was Diagnosed with Lukemia - See Recent Photos Of Him.
The Nigerian ex super eagles goalkeeper known as Carl Ikeme was born in Sutton Coldfield West Midlands in 1986, Carl Ikeme who had the chance of picking either Nigeria or England to play for at the International level, but decided to opt in for Nigeria to represent the super eagles, which reasons for taking the decision was best known to him. By invitation, Ikeme was officially called to the super eagles team in March 2007. He eventually made His super eagles debut against Tanzania in 2015 under the great coach
Former super eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorumu thinks that Nigerian youngster Dele Alampasu posses the qualities needed to stake a claim to be the super eagles first choice goalkeeper. The super eagles have struggled to find a suitable replacement since the retirement of Vincent Enyeama and Carl Ikeme with the Trio of Uzoho, Ezenwa and Akpeyi struggling to fill in. Speaking to the PUNCH Shorunmu reportedly said that: ‘’I think Dele has everything to be Eagle’s No.1. I have watched him. He has shown great maturity
Since the exit of former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, there hasnt been a stable shot stopper for the Super Eagles. The former Lille Goalkeeper was a crucial asset to the team and a highly rated one at that, he was very professional while on the pitch with his brilliant display earning him the love and admiration of football lovers in Nigeria. After his exit, Nigeria were lucky to find another Goalie who looked like a befitting replacement for the highly-rated shot stopper but as destiny would have
Stream of good fortunes have continued to be the lot of Nigerian players abroad this season in their various leagues.Troost Ekong has followed in the footsteps of Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Carl Ikeme, Semi Ajayi and few others in leading their club-side from the Championship to the Premier League as the Senegalese Ismaila Sarr's 11th-minute penalty conversion was enough for the Hornets to grab the maximum points which was enough to earn the second automatic promotion for them.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has joined thousands of Wolverhampton Wanderers faithful in sending their words and tributes as Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espírito Santo will leave after Sunday's game against Manchester United ending a four-year romance with the club. The goalkeeper took to his verified Twitter handle to celebrate the Portuguese, reflecting on time with the club a few hours after the news broke that Nuno will be stepping down as Wolves manager.
Over Friday's game against Algeria in Austria, Nigeria players have joined their international colleagues to demand an end to police brutality. Nigeria footballers Leon Balogun, John Ogu, former shot-stopper, Carl Ikeme and Chelsea loanee, Malang Sarr have joined youths in Nigeria in calling for an end to police harassment. Nigerian youths walked to the streets in massive figures on Friday to protest against the works of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a part of the Nigeria Police Force. Not like other
Only a handful of Super Eagles supporters would still recollect Carl Ikeme, ex-Super Eagles and Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper who retired from active football in 2018 citing health condition. Carl Onora Ikeme was born on the 8th of June 1986 at Sutton Coldfield, England. Carl was of Nigerian descent. Carl started his career as a footballer with the youth team of Wolves in 2003 and also ended his career at the same club in 2018. He didn't quite get into the first-team opportunity he proceeded on several
Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa, Leon Balogun, John Ogu, previous goalkeeper Carl Ikeme and Chelsea loanee Malang Sarr are among players who have joined adolescents in the West African nation in requiring a conclusion to police severity. Nigerian young people rampaged in enormous numbers on Friday to challenge the exercises of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit in the Nigeria Police Force. Not at all like other security outfits, SARS authorities don't wear the typical police garbs however they apparently