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African soccer legend, Kanu Nwankwo is bereaved. The retired Nigerian footballer is mourning the loss of his mother, Mrs. Susan Kanu Iheme who passed on on the 7th of September. He told  papilonews.com about the experience.

“The loss of Mama is hard to bear. She is a rock that stood by me and all my siblings. She showed us equal love and affection, and always prayed for each and every one of us. Her support and prayers for me right from the beginning of my playing career till the end were invaluable. Her guidance also went a very long way into moulding me into the man I am today. She taught me to love, and to give. I will miss her, but God knows best.”