Nwankwo Kanu: Ex-Nigerian international loses 'daughter' Eniton

Nwankwo Kanu: Ex-Nigerian international loses 'daughter' Eniton

Rahaman Abiola
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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- Nwankwo Kanu has confirmed the tragic death of his "daughter" Eniton

- The former Nigerian international made the disheartening announcement on Christmas eve

- The deceased was one of the beneficiaries of his NGO, Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF)

Former Super Eagles star, Nwankwo Kanu, has been plunged into mourning following the death of Eniton, one of the beneficiaries of his philanthropy-based NGO, Kanu Heart Foundation.

The former Nigerian international made the tragic announcement through his verified Twitter account on the eve of Christmas, Tuesday, December 24.

Kanu, who referred the deceased as his "daughter," was overtly left heartbroken by the sudden passing of the promising young girl.

Although the Arsenal legend did not disclose the cause of the death, there are insinuations that Eniton might have hearkened to the last call through a heart-related ailment.

"Why why why one of Kanu heart foundation gone," the 43-year-old former star posted.

"My daughter gone gone gone. I can’t believe this. R I P Eniton. God knows all. Sad sad sad, don’t know what to do," bereaved Kanu further lamented, accompanied by some sad emojis.

Meanwhile, friends and fans have been sending heartfelt condolences to the Super Eagles legend upon the incident.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that former Nigerian youth international Philip Osondu has been confirmed dead in Belgium at the age of 48.

The ex-Anderlecht attacker was said to have taken himself to a hospital in the European country for cross-examination but where he eventually met his death.

As at the time this report was gathered, the cause of his death is still unknown but he was said to have felt uncomfortable while at work and decided to drive himself to the health center.

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