The technical director of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), and former coach of the Super Eagles, Shuaibu Amodu, has died, the NFF announced early Saturday.
Coach Amodu Shuaibu
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.
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.
Meanwhile; in other sad news Christins Grimmie a former contestant on “The Voice,” was fatally shot Friday night at her concert in Orlando, Florida. The 22-year-old singer was a finalist on Season 6 of NBC’s hit singing competition show.
A statement from Grimmie’s team reads: “It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm that Christina has passed and went home to be with the Lord. She was shot at her show in Orlando and, unfortunately, didn’t survive the gun shot wounds. We ask at this time that you respect the privacy of her family and friends in their time of mourning. If you’d like to give back to Christina’s family in her memory, please consider donating to the families GoFundMe page in their time of need. https://gofundme.com/christinagrimmie
Compiled and edited by: Jimmy Adesanya
©thebrandradio 2016. All rights reserved.