A former goalkeeper with Nigeria’s Under-17 team, John Felagha. has died at the age of 26.
The former Aspire Academy and KAS Eupen was said to have passed away in Senegal.
His death was announced on the official handle of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
“Former National U17 and U20 goal keeper John Felagha has died. Felagha died on Sunday in Senegal. He was aged 26. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.”
May your soul Rest In Peace John 😭😭
— Uzoho Francis (@Uzohof) August 31, 2020
Among those who expressed shock and grief at the passing of John is Super Eagles goalkeeper, Franciz Uzoho.
He wrote: “May your soul Rest In Peace John