Just In: Kashimawo Laloko, Ex-NFF Director, Dies At 76


Kashimawo Laloko, former technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is dead.

The 76-year-old was said to have died at Sacred Hearts catholic hospital in Abeokuta on Sunday, after a brief illness.

‘Duro Amene’ — as Laloko was popularly called — was the founder of Pepsi Football Academy in Lagos.

The football academy has produced the likes of  John Mikel Obi, since its inception in November 1992.Advertisement

Until his death, he was Parakoyi of Egbaland in Ogun state.

The former NFF director was also an old boy of the famous Abeokuta Grammar School in Ogun state.

He will be buried according to Islamic rites at his Gbonagun residence in Abeokuta on Monday by 3pm.

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