Member of FIFA technical committee to the Rio Olympics, Sunday Oliseh, Olympiacos forward Brown Ideye and Falcons star Desire Oparanozie have expressed shock over the passing away of former Super Eagles manager Shuiabu Amodu.
The 58-year-old died in his sleep in the early hours of this morning after complaining of chest pains on Friday night.
Amodu’s death came after just four days since his former assistant in the national team, Stephen Keshi died of cardiac arrest.
”Waking up to another devastating horrible news: Amodu Shuiabu, former coach of Nigeria is proclaimed dead! 1st Keshi & now this. God help us!,” Oliseh wrote on his official twitter handle.
Brown Ideye who was just recalled to the national team after a long spell out and returned with a goal against Luxembourg also reacted to the unexpected death of the former Super Eagles handler.
”Shuaibu Amodu dead!! When we are still mourning the death of Keshi, so painful😂 #RIPAmoduShuaibu,” he wrote.
Super Falcons forward, Desire Oparanozie paid tribute to the late coach via her instagram account, she wrote: ”Him again? Barely 48 hours of big Boss passing on…… Coach Shuaibu Amodu joins him😭😭😭 Another big blow for Nigerian football. What exactly is going on? This life is in vain indeed. Rest in peace Sir.”
Until his death, Amodu is the technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation (Federation).