Former Nigeria international Christian Chukwu, who has been battling with illness, will fly out tonight to London for treatment.
The captain of the victorious Green Eagles team at the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations is expected to be treated at the prestigious Saint Elizabeth and Saint John’s Hospital on Saint John’s Road in London.
He will be accompanied by his wife, sister and a Super Eagles doctor.
According to the Nation, businessman Femi Otedola, who facilitated Chukwu’s trip, will tonight visit the former captain and coach at the hospital.
Chukwu will commence treatment on Friday under the care of Nigerian neurosurgeon Dr Ajayi.