The Nigeria Soccer Federation has mourned Head Coach of the Seashore Soccer Nationwide Workforce (Supersand Eagles), Audu Adamu, who died on Saturday.
‘Ejo’, who has led the Supersand Eagles to a number of FIFA World Cup and Seashore Soccer AFCON campaigns, misplaced the battle towards diabetes on Saturday night.
“It is vitally painful for us on the NFF. Coach Adamu was a really devoted head of the technical crew of our Seashore Soccer Workforce. He received a number of laurels with the workforce and was a extremely disciplined and devoted particular person.
“The NFF by no means had any critical points with him all by way of the years he spent with the Supersand Eagles. He did his job quietly and by no means courted undue limelight. He was very laborious working, energetic and dedicated to seashore soccer, and was easy, humble, and humane. Nigerian Soccer will miss him.
“We love him however God loves him extra. We pray that God grants him everlasting relaxation and in addition grant the household and family members he has left behind everlasting relaxation,” mentioned NFF Normal Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi.
Coach Adamu famously led the Supersand Eagles to the quarter–finals of the FIFA Seashore Soccer World Cup in Ravenna, Italy 10 years in the past, and received a number of medals within the Seashore Soccer Africa Cup of Nations whereas main his boys to outings on the FIFA World Cup in Samoa, Bahamas, and Paraguay.