Mudasiru Yusuf, a former assistant coach of Senior Women’s national team, the Super Falcons, and the Under 17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, is dead.
Naija News reports that Mudasiru Yusuf died on Saturday in a private hospital in Osogbo.
His death was announced by Tajudeen Amodu, the Media Officer of Osun United Football Club.
The former Super Falcons coach was laid to rest on Sunday morning at his residence in Osogbo.
In a condolence message on behalf of the management, players, and coaching crew of Osun United, Amodu said the late football tactician retired as the Football Head Coach, Osun State Sports Council in the year 2017 after serving for 25 years.
“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 said.
“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.”