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Kanu Nwankwo undergoes heart surgery in US

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Nigerian football legend and founder of Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) Nwankwo Kanu, at the weekend underwent a corrective heart surgery at the Cleveland Hospital Ohio, USA.

247ureports.com gathered that the surgery was routine, following the much-publicised surgey the former Nigeria international had at the same hospital in 1996.

Nwankwo has since left the intensive care unit of the hospital and is still recuperating in there.

“source told the 247ureports.com that he will be back home in a few days time. I spoke with him today (yesterday) and he confirmed he is in a stable condition. Even from his hospital bed, he expressed profound gratitude to President Goodluck Jonathan for the award bestowed on him at the Centenary Award Ceremony in Abuja on Friday.

“He also hailed the transformation agenda of the present administration, especially the government’s commitment to sports while promising to continue his football ambassadorial work for the benefit of Nigeria.”

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