The Chairman of the Imo Football Association, Amanze Uchegbulam has appealed to Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State and the Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare to urgently intervene to save the ailing former Super Eagles captain, Henry Nwosu from dying.

Nwosu, who hails from Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State and considered one of the most talented midfielders to play for Nigeria is said to be battling with heart-related disease.

In a statement signed by media officer, of the association, Angela Nkwo-Akpolu, Uchegbulam appealed to Governor Uzodimma and Minister Dare to urgently intervene and assist the ailing ex-international who gave the country his best during his heydays.

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Ucheegbulem said; “It really hurts me to see Henry in this condition now despite the millions of Naira he had spent for treatment yet he’s in so much pains. I appeal to Governor Uzodimma and Mr Sunday Dare to urgently intervene and assist him access quality health care immediately. We must not abandon him now that he needs every assistance. 

“In those days, Henry was a delight to watch; he was at the defunct NNB, ACB, Iwuanyanwu Nationale and the Super Eagles.

“He’ll always remain a living legend. I appeal to all Nigerians of good heart to kindly support him now.

“He can be reached through his sister, Mrs. Kate Kogolo née Nwosu on 08032644552. Please, let’s join hands and keep Henry alive and well.

“This is a clarion call to the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), the Minister of Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, the government of Imo state and all Nigerians of goodwill to rally round Nwosu to save his life”. 

Meanwhile, the Imo FA helmsman has expressed appreciation to those who have been of immense assistance to the football star.

Findings showed that the ex-player had been facing cardiac challenges, which he had been battling with on his own, and had spent well over three million naira in Imo state where he was taking medical treatment, without recovery.

He has now been moved to Asaba Specialist Hospital in Delta State for treatment. 


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