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Ex-Eagles Coach Chukwu Very Sick, Needs $50,000 For Medical – Ex-Rangers Players’ Patron

Ex-Eagles Coach Chukwu Very Sick, Needs $50,000 For Medical  – Ex-Rangers Players’ Patron

Former Super Eagles captain and coach, Christian Chukwu, is very sick and in dire need of support to enable him get medical attention overseas, according to the Grand Patron of ex-Enugu Rangers Players Association, Benson Ejindu, Completesports.com reports.

Chukwu, who as a player, led the Super Eagles to their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title on home soil in 1980 needs financial assistance to offset the cost of surgeries and treatments to restore his debilitating health.

The Enugu Rangers legend need the sum of $50,000 for a trip to the United States where he will undergo surgery and all the medical expenses.

Ejindu, who is the Grand Patron of Ex-Enugu Rangers Players Association, both in Nigeria and all over the world, a gofundme account has been opened for Chukwu, and as at the time of this report the sum of $2,450 has been donated to this cause by individuals.

“Former players like the late Kenneth Ilodigwe, Christian Madu, Kelechi Emetole, and others who have passed on could have lived longer, if more hands were on deck to help with their health issues,” Ejindu was quoted on the gofundme page opened for Chukwu.

“I am asking you to join me, this time around, in raising funds for Chairman Chukwu, who is currently in Nigeria receiving treatments for various ailments.”

“Your financial support will help fly him to the United States for better treatment.”

“We are hoping to raise about $50,000 to cover Christian Chukwu’s round trip flight from Nigeria and all the medical expenses. Leftover funds will help set up a health and welfare account for all Ex Rangers.”

By Johnny Edward

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  • May our good Lord heal him in Jesus mighty name. Amen

  • Glory 5 years ago

    May The Mighty Powers in THE MOST PRESCIOUS BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST be made manifest upon Christian Chukwu’s life. Amen

  • Edoman. 5 years ago

    I want to help. send particulars to [email protected] On personal level, l can never forget this guy during his playing days. Ranger vs Bendel Insurance match played in Benin City and in Sulu-lare, Lagos in the final. He is a hero to All Nigerians who ever love soccer.

  • Friday Ademu 5 years ago

    They should come to his aid now that he is still alive. Quick recovery to you Chairman.

  • The Nigeria Football Federation has moved to provide support for former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwuemeka Chukwu to overcome his present health challenges and get back on his feet soonest.

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, who is in the United Kingdom, toldthenff.com on Sunday that he has mandated the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay a visit to the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations –winning team captain and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health


  • Ako Amadi 5 years ago

    A trust fund or health insurance scheme must be urgently set up for all footballers who have ever worn the green shirt of Nigeria. It is not a matter of panic prayers. We need to be more civilized in this country

  • It looks like that’s the idea behind what Pinnik said “The NFF recognize and appreciate the great efforts of our footballers who have done well locally and internationally for the glory of our country,” Pinnick said”


  • Presh 5 years ago

    All you people saying good lord will protect him should shut up, please how can we fund him kindly update you glogund account and we’re are the ex players he trained and current pros. 

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