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Nigeria's Shuaibu Amodu is dead

Nigeria's Shuaibu Amodu is dead

Nigeria

The technical director of the Nigerian Football Federation, and former coach of the Super Eagles, Shuaibu Amodu, has died at the age of 58.

Amodu is said to have complained of chest pains on Friday night and died in his sleep.

His death comes three days after that of Stephen Keshi, also a former coach of the Nigerian national football team.

Amodu coached the Eagles on four occasions and qualified the country for the 2002 & 2010 World Cups.

Amodu became technical director of the Eagles in April 2016.

Amodu, led South African side Orlando Pirates in the second season of the Premier Soccer League in 1997/98.

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