The Head Coach of Nigeria’s beach soccer national team fondly referred to as the Super Sand Eagles, Audu Adamu Ejo, is dead.
According to reports, Adamu died late Saturday night in Kogi State where he hails from. He was undergoing treatment for diabetes before his death.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the sad development via a message on its Twitter handle while also praying for the repose of the soul of the hardworking coach.
“We are sad to announce the demise of Super Sand Eagles Coach Audu Adamu Ejo after a brief illness. Late Coach Ejo contributed immensely to the development of Beach Soccer in Nigeria. Our thoughts are with his family and the Football community. May his soul Rest In Peace,” the NFF wrote.