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How late Nigerian footballer, Isaac Promise was honoured by foreign clubs after his burial was neglected by NFF and former teammates

How late Nigerian footballer, Isaac Promise was honoured by foreign clubs after his burial was neglected by NFF and former teammatesIsaac Promise who died of a heart attack on 2 October 2019, at age 31,  was a Nigerian footballer who won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He played professionally for 14 seasons, much of which was spent in Turkey. He scored a total of 77 club goals during his career. Promise was named as the captain of the Nigeria under-23 squad for the 2008 Summer Olympics, being held in China. On 13 August 2008 at Tianjin Olympic Center in Tianjin, Promise scored Nigeria’s first goal against the United States in the preliminary stage, Nigeria went ahead to win the match by 2–1
He was also the captain of the silver winning Nigerian Flying Eagles team to the 2005 U-20 World Cup in Netherlands, a competition that produced the likes of Mikel Obi, Obasi and Taye Taiwo.
Promise first appeared on the Super Eagles for Nigeria in 2009. He earned 3 caps, and scored one goal. Isaac was buried on the 9th of January 2019, without any representative of Nigeria footballing community, not even his own colleagues at the time.

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