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The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) on Monday commiserated with Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen and the family over the death of his father Mr. Patrick Osimhen.
Recall that the Lille striker confirmed the sad news of his father’s death on his Twitter handle on Sunday,after Mr. Patrick Osimhen, 80, died in Lagos on Saturday night after a brief illness.
In a statement signed by the Chairman of Bauchi State FA, Patrick Pascal, MON, Mr. Osimhen was described as a patriotic who wished nothing but progress of his son career.
“We at the Bauchi FA has joined the football fraternity around the world in mourning the death of Victor Osimhen’s father who gave all to see his son succeed in his chosen career.
The Bauchi state FA boss who doubles as the Super Eagles Coordinator said ‘‘May God grant his family the strength to absorb the impact of this death,
and that God will grant his late father eternal rest,” he said.