Former Flying Eagles Captain Isaac Promise Dies At 31

Former Flying Eagles Captain Isaac Promise Dies At 31

USA’s United Soccer League (USL) championship side, Austin BOLD FC have confirmed the death of Nigeria international, Isaac Promise, at the age of 31 years, reports.

Promise, who once captained Nigeria U20s, Flying Eagles, died on Thursday, Austin BOLD President, Bobby Epstein, confirmed in the club’s official website.

Also capped by the Super Eagles, Promise featured in seven Turkish top sides including Genclerbirligi, Trabzonspor, Maniaspor, Belikesirspor Karabukspor, Giresunspor, amongst others in a career that spanned feom 2005 to 2019, including brief spell at Georgia Revolution in 2018 before joining Austin BOLD at the start of the current season.


“The greatest loss a team can suffer is not on the scoreboard, it’s the death of a fellow teammate,” Epstein said on Thursday.

“It’s with shock and grief that we acknowledge the sudden death of Promise Isaac.

“On behalf of the BOLD organisation; we wish his wife, children and family strength and peace as they struggle to cope with his death,” the club boss president.

The club chairman did not provide details of Isaac Promise death as regards cause.

By Sab Osuji

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  • Omo9ja 9 months ago

    This is very sad. So painful. Small world. RIP Promise Isaac. God bless Nigeria!!!

  • My thoughts are with the family. May they be strong to bear this great loss. Have a peaceful rest, Isaac. 

  • Wooooo wooooooooooo RIP Brother

  • Am shot of word.. Rip

  • Greenturf 9 months ago


  • Joel Chidi 9 months ago

    Death is inevitable but this is so untimely.. Sleep on my brother. #Sad day

  • Glory 9 months ago

    Captain exceptional both at u-20 n U -23. Really sad to hear this. My prayers for God’s mercy go with you. May your soul rest peace.

  • Oakfield 9 months ago

    RIP great guy, we’ll miss u big time…

  • So sad

  • Dr. Drey 9 months ago

    Promise Isaac….Ex U17, U20, U23 and SE international.
    You served you fatherland with distinction.
    God rest your soul in his bossom.
    What a sad piece of news…!!!

  • Sùrèèè!, IP u left too soon, òmashèèè, u left too soon, sùùrèèèè

  • Sunnyb 9 months ago

    Gone too soon, you and ur teammates from 2005 to 2008  brought so much joy and happiness to all Nigerians,you’ve played your part with honors thanks Bro. Hopefully you will be remembered by your country.