Former Super Eagles Coach Amodu Shuaibu has been buried in Okpella, in Estako East LGA of Edo State amidst tears from sympathizers. ...
Former Super Eagles Coach Amodu Shuaibu has been buried in Okpella, in Estako East LGA of Edo State amidst tears from sympathizers.
The family of the late coach rejected advances from the Edo government to have the burial delayed in order to have something more elaborate for the four-time Nigeria national team handler but the family opted to bury late Amodu according to Islamic rites.
Many relations, friends and sympathisers wept uncontrollably as the remains of the astute tactician was committed to mother earth .
The information Commissioner Afegbua described the death as ‘shocking’. We were together yesterday (on Friday) in my office and we discussed our community. And when he was leaving my office he wished me good bye. I did not know that it was going to be my last with him
Many residents, including school children, market women, and commercial motorcyclists lined the streets of Okpella to catch a glimpse of the corpse of the late soccer icon who historically is first indigenous Coach to qualify Nigeria for the FIFA World Cup.