Nigeria and Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has issued a health update on social media and revealed that he's in complete remission after being diagnosed with leukaemia in July 2017.
The stopper, who missed the entirety of Wolves' Premier League promotion campaign and the chance to represent Nigeria at the ongoing World Cup, is now looking forward after the disease took a year out of his career.
"After a year of intense chemotherapy, I would like to share that I am in complete remission,"...
Nigeria kept their 2018 FIFA World Cup dreams alive thanks to a heart-warming 2-0 victory against Iceland on Friday in Volgograd. The win keeps the Super Eagles second in Group D, but what were the records established against the Europeans?
Scandinavian hurdle crossed
Iceland became the first -- at the third attempt -- Scandinavian nation who Nigeria have beaten at a FIFA World Cup. The Super Eagles had previously fallen to Denmark -- 4-1 in 1998 -- and Sweden -- 2-1 in 2002 -- but a bullish performance...
Ahmed Musa has told KweséESPN that he willed himself to stay calm to score the second goal that sealed Nigeria's 2-0 victory over Iceland.
The 25-year-old latched onto a pass and burned Kari Arnason for pace to get into the box, only to face goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson and two defenders. Musa kept a calm head, rounded the Halldorsson, then took his time before slamming the ball into the net at the Volgograd Arena.
He told KweséESPN it was important not to lose his head.
"Once I beat...