World football governing body FIFA alongside Nigeria Football Federation NFF have issued out their condolences to the family of former U-23 Eagles captain, Isaac Promise who past on Thursday .
USA’s United Soccer League (USL) championship side, Austin BOLD FC confirmed Promise’s death on Thursday.
“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Isaac Promise,” tweet by the USL read.
The NFF also took to the social media to mourn his passage.
“We are sad to hear of the sudden demise of former @NGSuperEagles forward, Isaac Promise. Promise was captain of the Beijing Olympics’ Eagles squad that won silver. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. May his soul Rest In Peace, Amen,”reads a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the NFF.
Also capped by the Super Eagles, Promise featured in seven Turkish top sides including Genclerbirligi, Trabzonspor, Maniaspor, Belikesirspor Karabukspor, Giresunspor, amongst others in a career that spanned feom 2005 to 2019, including brief spell at Georgia Revolution in 2018 before joining Austin BOLD at the start of the current season.