Super Eagles of Nigeria and Club Brugge football club striker, Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis has lost his elder in a boat mishap that happened in Lagos.
Emmanuel’s elder brother, Popti is understood to have being involved in a boat race accident that claimed his life.
Popti represented Nigeria at the All African Games and was also a member of the Nigerian Navy.
Club Brugge released an official statement regarding to loss of DEmmanuel’s brother Popti on their official Twitter handle.
“Popti Emmanuel Dennis, brother of our Dennis, died in a sailing accident. As one family, we want to support him, #YNWADennis.”
Popti has since been buried on Tuesday, with Emmanuel Dennis present for his funeral.
The Super eagles striker Emmanuel is expected to return to his base with Club Brugge in Belgium.