The technical director of the Nigerian Football Federation, and former coach of the Super Eagles, Shuaibu Amodu, has died at the age of 58.
NFF Technical Director, Amodu Shuaibu has died at the age of 58.— The NFF (@thenff) June 11, 2016
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.
The four – time Coach of the Super Eagles complained of chest pains on Friday night and died in his sleep. RIP— The NFF (@thenff) June 11, 2016
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 Shuaibu's death comes three days after that of former Super Eagles Captain and Coach, Stephen Keshi.— The NFF (@thenff) June 11, 2016
Amodu, led South African side Orlando Pirates in the second season of the Premier Soccer League in 1997/98.
Rest in peace sir, frustrating and sad week for us. Lord have mercy. 😫👏🏻👏🏻 pic.twitter.com/RwtUlJX40u— Onazi Ogenyi Eddy (@OnaziOgenyi) June 11, 2016
NFF (@thenff) June 11, 2016