The news of Carl Ikeme’s illness has continued to elicit emotional remarks from the global football community. In a message from his base, Locomotive Moscow striker, Ezekiel Henty has declared his strong belief in the powers of God to give Ikeme the needed resistance and strength to over come his health challenges.

” I am a firm believer in the powers of prayers and the supreme authority of God on all matters, ” Henty stated emotionally.

” Today, I join all the good people of this world to wish him a quick return to sound health. Ikeme is a strong fighter and a survivor, ” Henty added.

The former AC Milan forward, went on to enthuse that if the likes of former Aston Villa captain, Stilyan Petrov, can survive the deadly disease, Ikeme will also pull through.

By Akeem Busari