Former Flying Eagles skipper Isaac Promise is dead.
According to a press statement by his club, Austin Bold FC, Promise died on Wednesday night at the age of 31.
Isaac is a full Nigerian international who has represented the Super Eagles in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, serving as captain and scoring once in six matches en route to the competition’s final.
Isaac then earned a silver medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing with the Nigerian U-23 team, again serving as captain in four matches, including the gold medal match.
Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and teammates.