Chukwuma Agbo, assistant Super Sand Eagles coach, is dead

Chukwuma Agbo, assistant Super Sand Eagles coach, is dead

Chukwuma Agbo, Nigeria's Beach Soccer National team assistant coach, has been reported dead.

His death was confirmed by the country football federation NFF on their official Twitter handle (@thenff).

The former Delta Force football club handler was said to have fallen ill few two days back before finally giving up earlier this morning.

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He was part of the coaching crew which helped the nation's beach soccer team to finish second at the 2018 edition of the championship in Egypt.

Yet another painful loss! We are sad to hear of the passing of Assistant Coach of our Beach Soccer National team, the Super Sand Eagles, Chukwuma Agbo. Our prayers are with his family at this time. May his soul rest in peace."

Premium Times quoting Clarkson Ogo, a Delta state based journalist, said that his wife confirmed the news earlier this morning.

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"He was ill just for two days and the wife called this morning to say he is gone. This is a tragedy to the young family and to Nigeria football family."

Agbo's death came just few days after the shocking death former NFF Secretary-General, Taiwo Ogunjobi and seasoned sports journalist Fasikun Olajide.

Before his death, Agbo was the head coach of Nigeria National League side Delta Force, the team he led to NNL Super 8 where they ended fourth in Group B.

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After the competition in Aba, Agbo left his position after the unimpressive outing at the Super 8 tourney. earlier reported that Taiwo Ogunjobi, former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is dead.

The news of Ogunjobi's demise have been confirmed on the Nigerian football governing body's NFF via their Twitter handle.

The ex-Nigerian international played for former WNDC now Shooting Stars before representing his fatherland in 1973. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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