Fresh report has it that a former Green Eagles goalkeeper Peter Fregene has been hit by stroke.
The number one shot stopper is known to be one of Nigeria’s goalkeeper in the late 1960s, throughout the 1970s and the early 1980s.
E247mag.com understands that the 71-year-old needs urgent financial support to help him get the required medical attention.
The Delta state born footballer was a member of the Nigerian team that participated at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.
Peter Fregene was also a member of the Green Eagles squad that defended the 1980 Nations Cup two years later in Libya.
However, Nigeria legend Christian Chukwuemeka Chukwu is in good health and of sound spirit, says Chairman of the Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa.
Following outcry over the true state of health of Nigeria’s 1980 AFCON –winning team captain, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick had mandated Hon. Okenwa to pay a visit to ‘Chairman Chukwu’ and avail him of the correct state of things.