Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju has mandated the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Chidi Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.
Chukwu, is very sick and in dire need of support to enable him to get medical attention overseas.
The NFF President who is currently in the UK said thee NFF would always be there to lend support to our legends in their hour of need.
The NFF President, who is also 1st Vice President of CAF and President of AFCON, is on his way to Cairo, Egypt for final inspection of facilities for this year’s AFCON finals, as well as meetings of the AFCON organizing committee and CAF Exco ahead of Friday’s draw ceremony for the championship.
Chukwu captained the senior national team of Nigeria as they won their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title in 1980, receiving the brand new Unity Cup from then President Shehu Shagari.
Between 2002 and 2005, Chukwu was head coach of the Super Eagles, leading the team to win bronze medal at the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia