Eagles Comfort Emenike as Striker’s Dad Passes On

Nigeria and Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike has lost his dad, Pa Felix Emenike Ndukwu.

Super Eagles’ head coach, Stephen Keshi, his assistants, back-room staff and players have consoled Emenike over the death of Pa Emenike.

“I can imagine what Emma is going through at the moment, the pain and the sense of loss that comes with losing someone as close and dear as one’s father,” Keshi is quoted as saying by thenff.com.

Emmanuel Emenike Was Not Listed In Nigeria Team for Afcon Qualifier against Chad. Image: Getty.
Emmanuel Emenike Was Not Listed In Nigeria Team for Afcon Qualifier against Chad. Image: Getty.

“On behalf of every member of the Super Eagles, including the coaches, back -room staff and the players currently in camp here in Abuja, I want to console him and ask him to be strong for those Pa Emenike Ndukwu has left behind. We ask God to also strengthen him and comfort him.”

Emeniken was not called up for the June 13 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad in Kaduna.

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