Nigeria Football Federation and Ligue 1 club Lille both send condolence messages to Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen over the passing away of his dad.
The 21-year-old Nigeria international is in hot demand as Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Juventus all vying for his signature after scoring 13 goals and create five-assist in the cancelled season in France.
Osimhen who announced the unfortunate demise of his father via his Twitter handle.
— victor osimhen (@victorosimhen9) May 24, 2020
NFF and Ligue 1 giant have reacted on their social media handle on the sad news.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) May 24, 2020
⚫ Today we learned with great sadness of the passing of @victorosimhen9‘s father.
The entire LOSC family is joined in grief with Victor and his family. He has our full support during this difficult time. 🙏❤️
— LOSC Lille EN (@LOSC_EN) May 24, 2020
The 80-year old and father of seven, reportedly died after a brief illness.
Osimhen’s mother, Christianah had earlier died in 2001.