Former Flying Eagles goalkeeper, Felagha is dead.

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Former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, John Felagha, is dead.

The Nigerian Football Federation, (NFF) announced in a tweet that the former National U17 and U20 goalkeeper died in Senegal on Sunday, August 30 at the age of 26.

“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 tweet reads

However, the details of his death has not yet been revealed

John Felagha was part of the Golden Eaglets squad that won the UAE 2013 FIFA Under 17 World Cup.


  1. Eee yahhh!!! So so sorry.
    Death why? Well we can never question God who giveth life and taketh it. Each and everyone of us must one day leave this Mother Earth.
    This is ‘gone so soon’, 26years
    May his soul rest in peace
    May the Almighty God give his family, relatives and close friends the fortitude to bear this loss
    This is a great loss to the country at large

  2. It’s so pathetic when young promising talent Nigerians are dying. May Almighty God forgive him his sins and grant him eternal rest.

  3. What a sad news. We lost one of the talent in football and in Nigeria entirely, may Almighty God grant his family to bear the irreparable loss and grant him eternal rest. RIP.

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