The technical director of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), and former
coach of the Super Eagles, Shuaibu Amodu, has died, the NFF announced early
Mr. Amodu, a four-time coach of the national team, passed on on Friday night
shortly after complaining of chest pain, the NFF said in a post on its Twitter
handle. He was 58.
Mr. Amodu was appointed technical director of the Eagles in April 2016.
His death came as the nation is still reeling from the loss of Stephen
Keshi, the country’s football legend, who died three days ago, aged 54.
of chest pains on Friday night and died in his sleep.