Former assistant coach of the Super Falcons and Golden Eaglets, Mudasiru Yusuf, is dead.
The Media Officer of Osun United, Tajudeen Amodu confirmed to the Punch that he died on Saturday August 22 in a hospital in Osogbo.
Yusuf was buried in his residence in Osogbo, on Sunday, August 23.
While giving a condolence message in a statement, Amodu said, “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 the Super Falcons won.
”Yusuf was with Falcons between 2007 to 2009.
“He was also an assistant coach to Monday Osagie in the Golden Eaglets in 2009. Yusuf started as an assistant to Amodu Shuaibu at BCC Lions of Gboko in 1988 to 1990.”
Also in a tribute, Ex-international, Ademola Adesina, who is also the president of the Osun United said, “Coach Muda was a great, disciplined and ambitious coach during his days.
“I remember when he was with BCC Lions of Gboko, he took some local players from Osun to the team and assisted many grassroots footballers. We will definitely miss him and his wealth of experience.”
Daily Times gathered that the late Super Falcons coach retired as Football Head Coach, Osun State Sports Council, in 2017, after serving for 25 years.
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