Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme Resumes TV Punditry Role for BT Sports

Carl Ikeme Resumes TV Punditry Role for BT Sports

Former Super Eagles stopper Carl Onora Ikeme, who now radiates with a clean bill of health, has resumed his television punditry role for BT Sports in the Premier League on Saturday when Wolves defeated Leicester City 4-3 at the Molineux Stadium on Saturday.

The Former Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper who spent his entire career at Wolves, making 207 appearances across all competitions was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017 after returning abnormal blood tests during a routine pre-season check-up.

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Wolves won the English Championship title and returned to the Premier League, but the former Nigeria international took no part due to his ill-health and subsequent treatment.

The 32-year-old made a comeback to the public glare on Saturday when Wolves hosted Leicester City in a Premier League encounter at the Molineux Stadium.

Ikeme who made one Premier League appearance for Wolves in 2012 looked radiant and appeared to be in great health as he previewed the match on BT Sports and predicted a 1-0 win for his former club.

Wolves defeated the Foxes 4-3 with attacking midfielder, Diogo Jota scoring a hat-trick.

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The goalie’s former Super Eagles teammates; Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho featured for Leicester City in the match.

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