Super Eagles’ players have paid tribute to goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, after the 32-year-old retired from football.
According to Dailypost Ikeme announced his retirement from football on Friday.
Ikeme took the decision after consulting with medical experts, following his 12-month battle with acute leukaemia.
The shot-stopper had in July revealed that he was in “complete remission” after “a tough year and intense chemotherapy”.
He kept six clean sheets in ten games for Nigeria and never lost a competitive game while in action for the Super Eagles.
However, Super Eagles’ players took to their Instagram pages to pay tributes to the ex-Wolverhampton Wanderers’ keeper.
We are going to miss you, wish you luck brother,” Leicester City forward, Ahmed Musa wrote.
“I would have love to play with you more my bro @carlikeme But am happy you will be with us in good health. You are a legend bro and am sure Nigerians will miss seeing you in the national team Good luck my brother and like u said, it’s not a sad day where is the retirement party do,” said Chelsea defender, Kenneth Omeruo.
“Thank God for your life and your health, this is most important bro @carlikeme,” according to Super Eagles vice-captain, Ogenyi Onazi.
Thank God you got your life back bro, better things ahead,” goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi said.
“Thank God for restoring back you Health. And Good luck with your next Chapter,” midfielder, John Ogu wrote.
“One door closes and another opens. Good Luck with your next chapter. God bless,” said striker, Victor Anichebe.