Sebastian Broderick Is Dying, Needs Urgent Help! –Son of 1985 U-17 World Cup Winning Coach Cries Out
Chuka Imasuen, son of former Golden Eaglets winning coach at the maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup in 1985, Sebastian Brodrick-Imasuen, said his father his suffering from stroke and diabetes which the family has spent millions, before making it public.
The 84-year-old represented Nigeria at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico and also played for Bendel Insurance.
His free-kick goal ensured that Bendel Insurance won the the 1972 Challenge Cup, beating Mighty Jets 3-2 in the final played in Ibadan.
Imasuen also served as assistant coach in Super Eagle during Clemens Westerhof time as technical adviser.
The octogenarian also handled Bendel Insurance, El Kanemi Warriors and Udoji United during his coaching days.
Chuka said of his condition, “He is currently at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital. He had partial stroke sometimes last year, but it has deteriorated to full stroke. He is also managing diabetes as well. Currently, he can’t communicate properly.
“We have done series of test, it’s something that has to do with his brain. He is incoherent and unconscious. He is on oxygen at the moment.
“We are hoping for the best. It’s not been easy. He is on drugs because of diabetes.
“The doctors said his lung is weak and he can’t breathe on his own, so they have to put him on oxygen.”
Chuka stated that the family have reached out to the Edo State Government, but are yet receive to any support.
“The Edo State Government is aware of his condition. They keep telling us that they will reach out to us, but we are yet to hear from them,”he added.
“We would like to say a big thank you to one of his former players, Kayode Keshinro. He has been of great support so far. We hope others can come out and lend their support to us.”
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