Shaibu Amodu

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Shuaibu Amodu
Personal information
Date of birth 18 April 1958
Date of death 10 June 2016(2016-06-10) (aged 58)
Place of death Benin City, Nigeria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1978 Dumez
1978–1981 Niger Tornadoes
Teams managed
BCC Lions
El-Kanemi Warriors
Shooting Stars
1994–1995 Nigeria
1996–1997 Nigeria
1996–1997 Orlando Pirates
2001–2002 Nigeria
2008–2010 Nigeria
2014 Nigeria
2015 Nigeria (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shuaibu Amodu (18 April 1958 – 10 June 2016) was a Nigerian football coach and player. Amodu has managed a number of club sides in Nigeria, such as BCC Lions, El-Kanemi Warriors, and Shooting Stars; he also managed Orlando Pirates in South Africa.

He first managed the Nigerian national team from April 2001 to February 2002.[1]

Amodu died on 10 June 2016 in Benin City, aged 58.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nigeria sack coach Shuaibu". BBC Sport. 18 February 2002. Retrieved 16 October 2014.
  2. "Ex-Eagles' coach Shaibu Amodu dies 3 days after Keshi". TheCable. 11 June 2016.
  3. "Former Nigeria coach Amodu dies in his sleep aged 58". 11 June 2016 – via www.bbc.co.uk.