Tears As Super Eagles Star's Mum Is Laid To Rest In Emotional Burial Ceremony

Tears As Super Eagles Star's Mum Is Laid To Rest In Emotional Burial Ceremony

- John Ogu and his entire family have laid their mum Obiageli Ogu to rest in a colourful ceremony

- The Nigerian international lost his mother in January after she lost her long battle with cancer

- The 33-year-old last played for the national team at the AFCON 2019 tournament in Algeria

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John Ogu has finally laid his mother Obiageli Ogu to rest and it was a sorrowful event that took place in his home town, Instagram.

The Super Eagles midfielder posted a summary of the burial video clip on his social media handle.

The midfielder who is currently unattached to club was spotted weeping when he was greeted by elders of the community.

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Families of the deceased were all dressed in white, same colour as the coffin where Ogu's mum was laid to rest in.

A part in the video also showed Ogu and his siblings pouring sand on the coffin as a mark of their last respect.

The occasion then turned into a singing and dancing as wads of cash was sprayed by the 33-year-old who shook off his emotions.

Tears as Super Eagles star's mum is laid to rest in emotional burial ceremony
Tears as John Ogu's mum is laid to rest in emotional burial ceremony. Photo by Ryan Pierse and Pius Utomi Ekpei
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Mrs. Ogu died of cancer in January 2021, at the age of 58 as she survived by children and grandchildren.

Ogu last played competitively for Saudi Arabian side Al-Adalah after leaving Israeli club Hapoel Be'er Sheva where he won three league titles and two FA Cup trophies.

He made 26 appearances for the Super Eagles and scored one goal which was against Algeria 8n a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that John Ogu has gathered the strength to show gratitude to everyone that has shown him love following the death of his mother.

The Nigerian international lost his beloved mum on Saturday, January 23, 2020, after a long battle with cancer.

The defensive midfielder went to his Twitter handle to thank everyone who has shown him love since the death of his aged mother.

Legit.ng had earlier reported that Man City's loss Chelsea has left a Nigerian man in tatters after placing his house worth N4.5million on Pep Guardiola's men to defeat Chelsea, Instagram.

Unfortunately, the Citizens suffered a 1-0 loss to the Blues courtesy of a goal scored by Kai Havertz two minutes before half time.

While Pep and his men were in a sad state, a Nigerian man who used a house to place a bet on the Premier league champions was even in a more sorrowful mood.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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