Friday, 27 July 2018

Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme announces retirement from football after battle with Acute Leukamia

Nigerian Super Eagles' goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement from football following his 12-month battle with Acute Leukamia.
The 32-year-old who has been with Wolverhampton Wanderers for his entire career made 274 domestic career appearances in all competitions, with over 200 of them coming for Wolves, the club he joined in 2000 as a 14-year-old.
His retirement was confirmed by Wolves executive chairman Jeff Shi on the Club's website.
“Having been at the club since the age of 14, Carl is far more than just a player in our eyes - he is our brother and an important part of our family.
“When Carl came to tell us his news, yes there was sadness, but also great happiness to see him so healthy and hungry for the opportunities that lay ahead of him.

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