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NFF reacts to Isaac Promise’s death

Isaac Promise, ex-Nigeria U-20 captain is dead
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has condoled with the family and friends of Isaac Promise, who passed away on Wednesday at 31.

Promise, who captained the U-20 side, was an unused substitute as USL Championship side, Austin Bold FC, secured a 2-1 away victory at Portland Timbers on Tuesday.

He captained Nigeria to the 2003 FIFA U17 World Cup held in Finland, as well as the 2005 FIFA U20 World Cup in the Netherlands.

At the 2008 Olympics, Promise played a key role in Nigeria’s silver finish in Beijing.

“We are sad to hear of the sudden demise of former @NGSuperEagles forward, Isaac Promise.

“Promise was captain of the Beijing Olympics’ Eagles squad that won silver.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. May his soul Rest In Peace, Amen,” a tweet from the NFF’s official Twitter handle read.
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