THE Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (PFAN) has paid glowing tribute to late football icon Diego Maradona while condoling with the Argentina Footballers Union.
In a press release signed by PFAN General Secretary Emmanuel Babayaro, the association condoles with the football fraternity in Nigeria and the rest of the world.
“It is with a very heavy heart and deep sense of loss that we mourn with FIFPRO and the rest of the world, especially the Argentina Footballers Union, over the demise of an icon, role model and brother, Diego Armando Maradona, one of the greatest the game has ever produced. Indeed football has lost a dearest son.
“We bid you farewell and thank you for the beautiful memories and inspirations you gave us. We miss you already. The whole world will miss you, Rest in peace, Diego.”