The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced the death of former Golden Eaglet and Flying Eagles goalkeeper, John Felagha who died in Senegal on Saturday 30th of August.
John Felegha was on holiday in Senegal and died while waiting to return to Nigeria according to Legit.Ng. He died aged 26.
The NFF, who didn’t reveal the cause of his death, only announced his demise via their verified Twitter handle.
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. pic.twitter.com/Zr5M8RjUWw
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) August 31, 2020
He was a product of the Aspire Football Academy and he was part of the Golden Eaglets team during the FIFA U-17 World Cup hosted by Nigeria and also the Flying Eagles team at the 2013 U-20 World Cup in Turkey.
May his soul rest in peace.