Former Nigeria international, Peter Rufai has expressed gratitude to Nigerians, home and abroad who supported him when he had a brush with death recently.
The former goalkeeper collapsed and went into a coma in his Surulere office office two weeks after the death of his mother. He regained consciousness the following morning and was subsequently discharged from the hospital after doctors certified him okay.
The former national team captain said he was overwhelmed by the degree of support he received from Nigerians.
"I want to seize this opportunity to thank all Nigerians, my fans, home and abroad, my fellow ex-internationals and footballers generally. I am deeply touched by their show of concern and prayers for me. I thank everybody," Rufai said.