Former Super Falcons assistant coach Mudashiru Yusuf, is dead

Late Mudashiru Yusuf

A former assistant coach with the Nigerian female national team, Super Falcons, Mudashiru Yusuf,  is dead.

The veteran sportsman who also worked with the Under 17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, died on Saturday, August 22.

The Media Officer of Osun United Football Tajudeen Amodu announced the passage in a statement issued on Sunday.

Solacebase reports that late Mudashiru Yusuf retired as the Football Head Coach of Osun State Sports Council in the year 2017 after serving for 25 years.

’’Mudashiru Yusuf died in a private hospital in Osun state following a brief illness and was buried on Sunday, August 23, according to Islamic rites,’’ said the statement.

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According to the statement, “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.”

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