Super Eagles stars Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa have joined Leicester City and millions of football fans around the world in mourning the demise of Leicester City owner and CEO of King Power Vircha srivaddhanaprabha who died in an helicopter crash.
Vircha was one of the five people killed when the accident occurred just an hour after the club’s draw at home to West Ham united. The helicopter owned by the Thai billionaire crashed near a car park just around the king power stadium shortly after taking off from the pitch around 8:20pm.
After the confirmation of his demise tributes have continued to pour in from across the world over his sudden demise.
Nigerian players Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho who currently play for Leicester City have also joined in paying tribute to the man who changed the history of the club after he purchased it in 2010.
Ndidi who scored the team’s equalizer on Saturday against West Ham on twitter wrote. “You were far too kind and supportive. Thank you for all you did for the club, for always encouraging the team and coming all the way to watch me play at the world cup. Rest on sir #theboss.”
Kelechi Iheanacho reacting to the shock demise also tweeted “May the good Lord accept your soul rest on boss.”
Former Leicester City player Ahmed Musa who moved from Leicester to Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia at the start of the season had a lot to say about Vircha srivaddhanaprabha “Someone special, will Not be forgotten, wonderful memories will live on forever, Death can never take a good man away, in the hearts of people he inspired, the legacy remains and continuous throughout generations. He was a great man and father to many, may his soul RIP.
Leicester City has since released a statement on the demise of their chairman.