7 May 2012

Nigeria: Eagles to Enjoy Better Medicare

The Super Eagles of Nigeria stand to enjoy better medicare henceforth as the team's medical staff has completed training in advanced medicare.

National team doctor, Ibrahim Gyaran and team physiotherapist, Adewale Oladejo were in London to acquire latest technology in the treatment of players' knee and general health of the footballer.

Football players' health has recently become an issue of concern in international scene following a number of deaths recorded.

The 2-day course which took place at the Stanford Bridge, was held between April 21-22.

Speaking on the course and its benefit to the national team, Gyaran said the course which was organised by FIFA in conjunction with the English FA, gave them latest knowledge on football medicine and Strategy for knee injuries.

"We acquired latest concepts ion the management of knee injuries in football and that is going to help us in our task of managing the national team in terms of health".

The duo thanked the NFF for the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and promised to always make themselves available to the national team whenever they are needed.

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