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Wednesfield FC Name Stand After Ailing Carl Ikeme

Ikeme was recently diagnosed with acute leukaemia, a form of cancer of the blood that could affect his career long-term, if not end it.

Semi-professional English club Wednesfield FC have honoured ailing Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme by naming a stand at their ground after him.

Ikeme was recently diagnosed with acute leukaemia, a form of cancer of the blood that could affect his career long-term, if not end it.

The Carl Ikeme Stand

The non-league side, based in Wolverhampton, same as Ikeme’s club Wolverhampton Wanderers, unveiled their plans to name a stand in the Super Eagles star’s name to raise funds for him earlier on Wednesday.

Touched by the gesture, Ikeme thanked the club for their support.


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Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.NG). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay Nigeria.

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