Kanu undergoes heart surgery in US

Nigerain football legend and founder of Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF), Nwankwo Kanu, had a corrective heart surgery at the Cleveland Hospital in Ohio, United States, at the weekend.
The surgery was carried out during one of his yearly medical check-ups at the hospital following the 1997 heart surgery at same hospital.
Coordinator of KHF, Mr. Onyebuchi Abia, confirmed the success of the surgery, adding that the Super Eagles’ former captain has since left the intensive care unit of the hospital and was recuperating.
Abia, who said he spoke with him Sunday afternoon, confirmed that he was in a stable condition, and even expressed profound gratitude to President Goodluck Jonathan for the award bestowed on him during the Centenary Awards ceremony in Abuja.



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