The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and French Ligue 1 club Lille have sent condolence messages to Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen over the death of his father.
Osimhen, 21, announced the unfortunate demise of his father via his Twitter handle on Sunday morning.
Reacting to the sad news, the NFF wrote on their verified Twitter handle that their thoughts and prayers are with osimhen and his family at this critical time.
They urged him to take heart and stay strong.
Lille wrote that the entire Olympique Sporting Club, LOSC, family has joined in grief with Victor and his family, saying he has their full support.