Panathinaikos of Greece midfielder Abduljaleel Ajagun has lost his father.
Ajagun senior died Monday night in his home in Kaduna, family members revealed to MTNFootball.com.
The older Ajagun was 75 years old.
The Flying Eagles skipper is expected back in Nigeria on Tuesday after he was granted compassionate leave by his Greek club.
The 20-year-old former Dolphins star joined Panathinaikos in the summer after he featured at the 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup in Turkey.
He was Pana’s best player in their 1-0 home win last weekend.