Former Flying Eagles Goalkeeper is dead
9jatalkertive reports that Former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, John Felagha dead. He died at the age of 26.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, in a tweet announced the death of the 26-year-old via its official Twitter account on Monday.
According to the NFF, Felagha died in Senegal on Sunday while on holiday, even though the cause of his death wasn’t revealed.
The tweet read,
“Former National U17 and U20 goalkeeper, John Felagha has died.
“He was aged 26. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.”
Details of his death has not been revealed to the public, he was said to be awaiting airlifting back to Nigeria on holidays before the unfortunate incident.
Though he was on the bench throughout the tournament as Nigeria won silver behind Switzerland, Felagha was a member of the 2009 Golden Eaglets squad.
Felagha was also part of 2013 FIFA U-20 World cup but failed to play a single match in the tournament
He later joined the Belgian side KAC Eupen in 2013 were he managed a few competitive appearances for the Jupiter League side.
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