Oghenekaro Etebo has lost his father Chief Augustine to the cold hands of death after battling with illness, reports claim.
The Getafe midfielder is yet to make a regarding the demise of his father which was suggested he suffered from a long-standing ailment.
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The Super Eagles star was listed in Getafe's last home 3-1 defeat to in Villarreal in the Spanish top-flight division.
Oghenekaro Etebo's father Chief Augustine passes on after long battle with illness. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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But his club are still in contention to play in the Europa League next season as they remain in sixth place.
Getafe's next game will be away to Alaves in a matchday 36 fixture and a win for them would see Jose Bordalas' side favourites to play in continental games next season.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has taken to his official social media platform to confirm the death of his father saying he has no word to describe how he feels.
Victor's father played an important role in his football career as he helped him on his way to the zenith of his career.
The Super Eagles man has been impressive for French side Lille since he joined them as a replacement for Nicolas Pepe who has moved to Arsenal.
Fans thought Victor Osimhen would not be able to prove himself when Lille bought him, but he has been a blessing to them ever since he teamed up.
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