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Monday, 31 August 2020

Former Flying Eagles Goalkeeper, John Felagha Is Dead, Aged 26

Former National U17 and U20 goalkeeper, John Felagha, is dead.

Felagha died on Sunday at the age of 26 in Senegal, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) confirmed.

The NFF on Monday said: “Felagha died on Sunday in Senegal. He was aged 26. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.” 

Felagha represented the nation at the 2009 U17 FIFA World Cup held in Nigeria. Felagha also represented the nation at the 2013 Africa Youth Championship (AYC) and U20 FIFA World Cup in 2015.

He had a spell with KAS Eupen, a Belgium second division side.

His football career was cut short by injury and was the coach at Aspire Academy until his death.


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