Former Super Eagles midfielder, Isaac Promise has been confirmed dead by his club, Austin Bold FC.
In a statement issued on Wednesday by the club, Promise died on Wednesday night at the age of 31. The cause of his death has not been revealed.
Austin Bold FC is heartbroken by the death of Isaac Promise, who passed away on Wednesday night.
Isaac Promise: 1987-2019
— Austin Bold FC (@AustinBoldFC) October 3, 2019
He was part of the Flying Eagles squad at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, where he served as captain and scored one goal in six matches en route the final of the competition.
He later earned a silver medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing with the Nigerian U-23 team, again serving as a captain in four matches, including the gold medal match.
Isaac first appeared in the senior squad for Nigeria in 2009. He earned 3 caps and scored one goal.