Tuesday 14 June 2016

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) admits owing late Shuaibu Amodu two months salary

Shuaibu Amodu
The Nigeria Football Federation through its Secretary General, Mohammed Sanusi has admitted to owing the late Shuaibu Amodu two months salary.

A former Super Eagles goalkeeper, now Sports analyst, Peterside Idah had alleged that the federation owed the late coach close to seven months wages.

Idah claimed he received a call from the late Super Eagles coach, intimating him of his backlog of unpaid salaries.
“NFF please pay the ones that are ALIVE got a call from him (Amodu) that he has not been paid for about 7 months,” Idah said on Saturday.
But the NFF scribe on Monday said Amodu like other management staff are owed only two months wages.
“Every member of NFF Management is being owed salaries for two (2) months. The NFF will pay all monies due late Amodu to his family,” Mr Sanusi was quoted in a tweet on the official handle of the NFF.
The former BCC Lions, El-Kanemi Warriors, Shooting Stars and Orlando Pirates tactician died in his sleep in the early hours of Saturday, after complaining of chest pains on Friday night.

He was known to be hypertensive, and had rejected taking over the Super Eagles’ coaching job in February on this ground.

In his four stints with the Super Eagles, Amodu, who hails from Okpella in Edo State, won 26 of a total 53 matches, drawing 15 and losing 12.

The coach has since been buried at his country home according to Islamic rites.

Credit: Premium Times

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