BY ADEDIWURA OKELEYE
Former Super Eagles coach and technical director, Amodu Shaibu died on this morning in Benin City, same town former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi died three days ago. He was said to have complained of chest pains on Friday night and did not wake up from his sleep this morning.
His corpse has been deposited at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital morgue in Benin City.
Amodu coached the Eagles a number of times, qualifying the national team twice for the World Cup in 2002 and 2010 but was sacked ahead of both events. He also led BCC Lions to win the 1989 FA Cup and has coached the South African Orlando Pirates. Amodu Shaibu and Stephen Keshi worked together as Nigeria coach and assistant coach respectively at the 2002 African Nations Cup.
He was the Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation before his death.