This indeed is a sad week for Nigerian football – Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

For the second time in three days, President Muhammadu Buhari is mourning the death of a Nigerian football manager of international repute.

Buhari on Saturday joined millions of his compatriots to mourn the passing on of former Super Eagles coach and Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Technical Director, Amodu Shuaibu, who died in the early hours of the day.

Referencing the shocking death of another former national team coach, Stephen Keshi, which occurred on Wednesday, Buhari said “It is heartbreaking to lose two of the finest and most accomplished members of our Football family at the same time.”

He added: “This is indeed a sad week for Nigerian football, and Nigerian sports in general.”

Buhari is currently away in London on a 10-day vacation during which he will see seek medical intervention for an infection in his right ear.