Coach Amodu Shuaibu
Coach Amodu Shuaibu

Nigeria football family has lost another important part of the family early Saturday morning to the cold hand of death in person of former Super Eagles coach and technical director, Amodu Shuaibu in Benin City,bearly three days after another ex-national team coach Stephen Keshi died in the same town.

His corpse has been deposited at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital morgue in Benin City,” Edo FA chairman, Frank Ilaboya, said.

Amodu coached the Eagles severally, qualifying the national team twice for the World Cup in 2002 and 2010 but was not allowed to manage the national team at both World Cups.

The coach also led BCC Lions to win the 1989 FA Cup, breaking a long time jinx of northern clubs’ inability to win the trophy.