L-R: Sister Mrs. Edith Motaya; wife Lilian; Chukwu; representative of Mr Femi Otedola, COO ZENON Oil, Mr Philip Akinnola and daughter of Chukwu’s daughter Adaora Ndibe after his return from medical trip.

Former Green Eagles (now Super Eagles) captain Christian Chukwu has returned to Nigeria after undergoing medical treatment for stomach upset and waist pain in London.

The treatment was sponsored by oil billionaire Femi Otedola.

Chukwu who was on a wheelchair when he was flown to London returned standing upright as shown in these pictures.

L-R: Sister Mrs. Edith Motaya; wife Lilian; Chukwu; representative of Mr Femi Otedola, COO ZENON Oil, Mr Philip Akinnola and daughter of Chukwu’s daughter Adaora Ndibe after his return from medical trip.

Another football legend needing help is former goalkeeper, Peter Fregene. Fregene, former Nigeria’s national team goalkeeper is wheel-chair bound after suffering long-term stroke and paralysis.

Fregene was born in Sapele and he played club football for Lagos rivals ECN and Stationery Stores during a career that spanned the 1960s, 70s and 80s. He won the Nigerian FA Cup during his time with both clubs.

Peter Fregene

Goalkeeper Peter Fregene also needs help. Who will bail him out?