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NFF Delegates Attends Funeral Mass For Former Super Eagles Midfielder

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Justice Christopher died on wednesday being the 9th day of March at the age of 40 has been finally laid to rest.

Recall that Christopher had various spells of football in Belgium, Bulgaria, Russia,
and Denmark before finally hanging his boot in the year 2012 with Nigerian-based club, Nasarawa United.

During his days at super eagles, record’s has it that he made eleven appearance for his nation with three of them coming from the FIFA World 2022 in Korea and Japan.

The president, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick who though wasn’t physically present but was represented by Hon. Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande was among the dignitaries who graced the occasion of the funeral mass for late former Super Eagle’s Midfielder Justice Christopher.

Jaafar Sulaiman Bala Kwande headed the delegation of the NFF, which include the Plateau state football association chairman, Sunday Lambar, and the general manager of Mighty Jet, Alex Wukari among others.

Giving his speech at the mass, Hon. Kwande who spoke on behalf of the delegation commended the lifestyle of the ex-super Eagle’s midfielder.

He said and was quoted “A limb has fallen from the family tree”. He represented so much and impacted the state and the nation positively.” he noted.

During the vote of thanks, the family of the late footballer was full of praise for the NFF and the president of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, for making his presence known by sending a high powered delegation to honor the occasion and also appreciate the donation given by the NFF.

The family statement reads “We thank the NFF and the NFF president for sending a worthy delegation and our son who has serves the nation is not forgotten”.

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