Captain of the Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa has lost his mother. The Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia winger announced the sad incident on his Twitter handle.
He wrote: “What a sad day of my life, just lose my mum.”
The player has publicly stated severally that his mother was the backbone of his career.
Cyber Reporters understand that the mother of the former Leicester City and CSKA Moscow forward died after a brief illness.
Musa had earlier written on his twitter handle: “I am sure being tucked in bed is not the best thing you know to do. All your children are waiting for you to get out of bed and say ‘I am back in action’. Get well soon Sweet Mum!”