Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Remo Stars have been hit with a blow following the death of their goalkeepers’ coach Mohammed Abdullahi.
The veteran trainer was hit by a bus on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Ogun state and died on the spot.
The news will come as a huge setback for the management of Remo Stars who are planning for their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Sunshine Stars on Sunday, April 9, 2017.
Team goalkeeper David Walbe confirmed the demise of their coach stressing that his death came as a shock to all the players of the club.
”We were together yesterday (Friday, April 7) in training and we came back together and we talked and laughed. We were planning on how we will travel to Kaduna after the game against Enyimba.
”He didn’t tell me that it was my last time of seeing him and so sad that we have lost a great coach with lots of potential,”Walbe said.
Meanwhile, the death of coach Abdullahi Mohammed will be the second time in 2017 that Nigeria sporting fraternity will lose a top coach following the deathof former Super Eagles gaffer Paul Hamilton.
The management of the club also confirmed the tragic incident on their official Facebook page.