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BREAKING: Former Super Eagles Coach Amodu Shuaibu dies at 58

Former Super Eagles and NFF Technical Director, Amodu Shuaibu has died at the age of 58 according to the Nigerian Football Federation.

The four – time Coach of the Super Eagles complained of chest pains on Friday night and died in his sleep.

Amodu Shuaibu’s death comes three days after that of former Super Eagles Captain and Coach, Stephen Keshi.
– Amodu was born 18 April, 1958 in Edo State.
– Before his latest appointment, Amodu had managed Nigeria three different occasions: 1998–1999, 2001–2002 and 2008–2010
– He was appointed Head Coach of the Nigerian national side in April 2008, and was sacked on 6 February 2010 despite reaching third place with the national side in the 2010 African Cup of Nations.
– He was demoted to serve as the coach of the Nigerian home-based Eagles.
– Amodu led Nigeria to the AFCON bronze medal at Mali 2002 and Angola 2010.
– Other accomplishments include Nigerian FA Cup titles with BCC Lions of Gboko and El Kanemi Warriors on multiple occasions.
– He was appointed technical director of Nigeria’s national teams in May 2013.
– In November he was named Technical Director of Bendel Insurance F.C.
– Some of the club sides Amodu has coached in the past both in Nigeria and overseas include: Shooting Stars, BCC Lions, El Kanemi Warriors, Sharks F.C and Orlando Pirates of South Africa.

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