An update has been given concerning the health of Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, who was diagnosed with acute leukaemia, a form of cancer of the blood that could affect his career long-term. Carl Ikeme revealed via his Twitter account that he is getting better.

“Thanks everyone, been off Twitter for a bit getting on with my treatment. But I’m ok and better and thanks for the support again”, he tweeted.

Similarly, Wolverhampton Wanderers via their Twitter handle, thanked those who have supported their goalkeeper.

“Thanks to the supporters who paraded the @Carl_Ikeme banner y’day & @QPR, where Carl was on loan, for allowing them to do so. #teamkemes”, Wolves tweeted.