Augustine Diego Mulenga, Zambian footballer, lost his young daughter while he was on national duty in Nigeria.
According to the Zambian Observer, the Zambian national team officials knew about Mulenga’s daughters demise but did not inform the winger until after the match on Saturday, October 7, 2017 was over.
Mulenga scored in the 22nd minute of the game but his goal was controversially disallowed by the referee.
Nigeria hosted Zambia on Saturday at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in a must win 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Akwa Ibom State on Saturday, October 7, 2017.
The action packed match ended 1-0 in favour of the Super Eagles with Alex Iwobi scoring the only goal of the game.