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The Surgery Was A Success - Francis Uzoho

Nigeria international goalkeeper Francis Uzoho who sustained a knee ligament in October has undergone successful surgery. The 20-year old suffered the injury after the hour mark during the Super Eagles' 1-1 friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore and had to be carried off on a stretcher.

 

"And it was a success. I'm grateful to every prayer and good wishes said. Even the hidden prayers said on my behalf," Uzoho wrote on social media. "I'm deeply grateful. Now let the healing begin."

Nigeria Qualify For Round Off Sixteen After 1-0 Victory Over Guinea

The Super Eagles are the first team to qualify for the last sixteen after a 1nil victory over Guinea on Wednesday. Three-time winners Nigeria scored the only goal in the 73rd minute when Moses Simon's right-wing corner was headed in at the near post by Kenneth Omeruo. This places them at the top of the table of group B with six points.

 

The other two nations in Group B, Madagascar and Burundi, play on Thursday (15:30 BST), before Burundi take on Guinea and Madagascar face Nigeria in the final round of group games on Sunday.

Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo Opens Up On Secret Struggle With Cancer

The 41 year old was diagnosed with testicular cancer back in 2014 after severe pain in his back and abdomen led him to a hospital emergency department. He underwent an emergency operation the next day to remove the main part of the cancer but still had to endure a 12-week course of chemotherapy treatment before his remission.

 

He also revealed how his family and bandmates supported him during his trying times, he said "Will.i.am instantly reached out to a great doctor who helped me figure out a treatment plan..I was racing against the clock”.