Nigerian striker Isaac Promise passes on after collapsing

Nigerian striker Isaac Promise passes on after collapsing

Nigerian striker Isaac Promise has been reported dead, aged 31.

Promise died late Wednesday after collapsing at his apartment gym in Austin, Texas, AP reports.

Until his death, Promise played for Austin Bold FC in the USL Championship.

Police said authorities were called after a report of a deceased person at Isaac’s apartment building but no further details were immediately available.

Austin Bold owner Bobby Epstein said Isaac collapsed at the apartment gym and no foul play was suspected.

Isaac, alongside John Obi Mikel, played for Nigeria at the 2005 World Youth Championship and captained the Under-23 national team that lost the 2008 Olympic final 1-0 to Lionel Messi and Argentina.

He also appeared in three matches for Nigeria’s senior national team.

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