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Breaking News: Issac Promise Is Dead!!! by superlanny(m): 6:51pm On Oct 03, 2019
The striker’s American team has confirmed the
passing of the former Golden Eaglets and Flying
Eagles skipper
Former Genclerbirligi and Trabzonspor striker
Isaac Promise has passed away at the age of 31.
Austin Bold FC chairman, Bobby Epstein
announced the passing of the played who passed
on Wednesday
“The greatest loss a team can suffer is not on the
scoreboard, it's the death of a fellow teammate,”
wrote Epstein.
“It's with shock and grief that we acknowledge the
sudden death of Promise Isaac.
“On behalf of the BOLD organisation; we wish his
wife, children and family strength and peace as
they struggle to cope with his death.”
Promise was an unused substitute as USL
Championship side secured a 2-1 away victory at
Portland Timbers on Tuesday.
He captained Nigeria to the 2003 Fifa U17 World
Cup held in Finland, as well as the 2005 Fifa U20
World Cup in the Netherland where the Flying
Eagles were runners-up to Argentina.
At the 2008 Olympics, he played a key role in
Nigeria’s silver finish in Beijing – scoring in the
2-1 triumph over USA in the preliminary round.
Promise made his senior national team debut in
2009 before fading off the international radar
after three games and one goal.
Before his demise, he had several stints across
Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the United States of
America.

Source:https://www.goal.com/en-ng/news/isaac-promise-former-nigeria-international-dies-at-age-31/9cy2tyn27i5j19gt6c3pie6rr

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