Former Golden Eaglets Chief Coach and Super Eagles Legend, Emmanuel Amunike lost his Father, Michael Amunike on Wednesday evening.
The former Barcelona winger confirmed the sad occurrence to Brila.net’s Babafemi Raji in a telephone chat yesterday before the Champions League showdown.
However, the Funeral arrangements have not been concluded, the former player said the date will be communicated at a later day.
Amunike was part of the Dream Team that won Olympic gold in the football event at the 1996 Olympic Games.
He played for European sides, Sporting CP, Barcelona, Albacete as well as Busan I’Cons and Al-Wehdat before his retirement.
Amunike is now a coach and most notably led the Golden Eaglets to win the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2015.