• Amodu told us to wear Nigeria’s colours with pride – Iwobi

    Amodu told us to wear Nigeria’s colours with pride – Iwobi

    Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has paid tribute to late coach Shaibu Amodu, the former technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation, who died at the weekend aged 58.

    The 20-year-old recalled a meeting with Amodu before the Super Eagles’ 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Egypt in Kaduna last March.

    He said that Amodu enjoined the players to wear the national colours with pride, dedication and commitment.

    “What struck me most was Coach Amodu’s in-depth knowledge of the game, his attention […]