Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, has announced the death of his mother.
The 26-year-old soccer star broke the news on Thursday in a post on Twitter.
He tweeted: “What a sad day of my life, just lost my mum.”
A few days ago, the Saudi-based star wished his mum to get well.
Musa said: “I am sure being tucked in bed is not the best thing you know to do. All your children are waiting for you to get out of bed and say ‘I am back in action’. Get well soon Sweet Mum!”
His mother, Sarah Moses was of Edo State origin, while his late father, Alhaji Musa was from Maiduguri.
The former Kano Pillars Football player was born and raised in Jos, Plateau State of Nigeria.