26-year-old former Flying Eagles goalkeeper, John Felagha dies in Senegal

26-year-old former Flying Eagles goalkeeper, John Felagha dies in Senegal-verasgist.com

26-year-old John Felagha, former Flying Eagles goalkeeper, has died in Senegal.

The sad news was announced on Monday, August 31, by the  Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) via its Twitter page.

The NFF wrote;

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

The former Flying Eagles goalkeeper died in a hospital in  Saly, Senegal, while on holidays.

John Felagha represented the nation at the 2013 Africa Youth Championship (AYC) and U20 FIFA World Cup two years later.

He was coaching future stars before his passing away.

The cause of his death is yet to be disclosed.

He is survived by his sisters and uncles.

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