Mbabane - The camp of Nigeria's Super Eagles have been
thrown into mourning following the news of the death of midfielder Shehu
Abdullahi's father, Dinawa Abdullahi.
Players, coaches, and backroom staff of the team have already
sent a message of support and condolences to the midfielder, over his father's
death. Dinawa Abdullahi is said to have passed on on Wednesday after battling
an undisclosed ailment, and has since been buried according to Islamic rites.
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Meanwhile, Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh says the team
will also honour the memory of Shehu Abdullahi's father with victory over
Swaziland today in Lobamba.
Oliseh said: "We, as a team, feel Shehu's pain. We pray
God rests Shehu's father soul and comforts Shehu and others he left behind.
"The team now has extra motivation to win this evening,
here in Swaziland as a mark of honour for Abdullahi Dinawa," Oliseh added.
The game kicks off at 7pm local time in Lobamba, which is
6pm Nigerian time.For
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