Former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Emenike has said he is in pain as he shares a video of himself in a hospital bed.
The 35-year-old forward who most recently played for Westerloo in Belgium, didn’t state the nature of his illness but according to him, his heart cannot carry it anymore.
“God is good, the pain is too much for me and my heart can not carry it anymore.” He posted on his Instagram page.
The Anambra born forward was part of the Super Eagles team from 2011–2015, and in that time he had 37 match appearances and scored nine goals.
Emenike was part of the Super Eagles team that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title in South Africa, under the tutelage of the late Stephen Keshi, which was Nigeria third AFCON win. His four goals proved crucial to Nigeria’s progress through the tournament.
The former Westham striker says winning the AFCON with Nigeria remains one of the greatest moments in his career.
“Being the top scorer is good and great, which wasn’t what I had in mind before the competition.
“What we had in our heads was to win the trophy, but winning the top scorer award and the trophy made me happy and they are part of the best moments of my life.” He told Brila FM.