Nigeria’s FIFA badged referee, Anietie Ferdinand Udoh, has come out to celebrate the successful surgery he had on his Achilles tendon a year after.
Udoh who is one of the best referees in Nigeria has been with the career threatened injury for sometimes revealed the surgery was carried a year ago on Tuesday and he is thanking God for keeping him.
The 33-year-old experienced referee was very excited about the outcome and gave all glory to God and everyone who stood by him during those difficult periods.
“My career was on the line, would the surgery be successful, what if I spent all and it fails? But God never fails. Slowly, I slept off and in about one hour thirty minutes time, I woke up and the first person I saw was professor Nicolli Mafulli staring at me before I could utter a word, he said u have strong bones and it was easy for us to carry out the surgery successfully” He said.
The Akwa Ibom State indigene bagged his FIFA badge in March 2013 and has returned to the game this season officiating two NPFL matches, Lobi Stars vs Wikki Tourist and MFM vs Rangers before the coronavirus outbreak.
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