Super Eagles and Lille forward, Victor Osimhen, has lost his father, Patrick Osimhen.
The 21-year-old announced the loss of his father on Sunday morning via Twitter, although he did not state the cause of death.
“RIP Dad no words to describe this feeling,” the youngster wrote.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has commiserated with the player.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Take heart and stay strong @victorosimhen9