Super Eagles winger Moses Simon lost his elder sister who passed on during child birth on Sunday evening, the Nigeria Football Federation confirmed on their official website on Monday.

HEAVY HEART:  Super Eagles star Simon Moses
HEAVY HEART: Super Eagles star Simon Moses

The death of Simon’s sister, Hauwa, was confirmed by the Nigeria Football Federation who  lately have had to receive the news of deaths of important and influential figures in Nigerian football.

Reacting to the sad news, the NFF sent their condolences to the Gent winger.

“Our thoughts are with Super Eagles forward Simon Moses who lost his elder sister Hauwa during child birth on Sunday evening,” the NFF wrote on their handle.

Simon featured for the Eagles during their two international friendly games against Mali and Luxembourg.