A former Nigeria’s Flying Eagles Goalkeeper John Felagha is dead.
He died in Senegal on Sunday at the age of 26, according to the Nigeria Football Federation “NFF”
NFF expressed condolence with the family of the late player in a tweet on Monday.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.”
The football federation tweeted, “Former National U17 and U20 goalkeeper John Felagha has dead.
Felagha was a member of the Golden Eaglets squad who won silver at the 2009 U-17 World Cup held in Nigeria.
He was also a part of Nigeria’s team to the 2013 FIFA U-20 World cup and the 2013 Africa Youth Championship.
The late footballer joined the Belgian side KAC Eupen in 2013.
Felagha was a coach at Aspire Academy until his death.
May his soul rest in peace 🤲