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NFF, Sports Minister Pay tributes to Isaac Promise

Tributes has continued to pour in for the late former Flying Eagles captain, Isaac Promise.

The Nigeria Football Federation and the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports(through the Honorable Minister) have sent their tributes for the late young attacker.

''I have just been briefed on the sudden and sad demise of former U23 Captain and Nigerian international footballer, Issac Promise. He was 31. May his energetic soul rest in peace & may his family, friends & teammates find comfort.'' Minister Sunday Dare via Twitter.

''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.'' Nigeria Football Federation via Twitter.

His shocking death was announced by his American employers, Austin Bold FC on Thursday.

He died at the youthful age of 31.

May his gentle soul rest in peace.

By Olamide Oyetunji

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