A former assistant coach of the Senior Women’s national football team, the Super Falcons, and the Under-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, Mudasiru Yusuf, is dead.
According to Tajudeen Amodu, the media Officer of Osun United Football Club, Yusuf died yesterday in a private hospital in Osogbo.
Amodu, in a condolence message on behalf of the management, players, and coaching crew of Osun United, said the late Yusuf retired as the Football Head Coach, Osun State Sports Council in the year 2017 after serving for 25 years.
The statement read in part, “He was a former Super Falcons and Eaglets assistant coach. He was an assistant to Coach Jossy Lad at the 2007 All African Games in Algiers which Nigeria Super Falcons won. Yusuf was with Falcons between 2007-2009.
“He was also an assistant coach to Monday Osigwe when he handled Golden Eaglets in 2009. Yusuf started as an assistant to Amodu Shuaibu at BCC Lions of Gboko in 1988 through 1990.”