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Former Nigeria coach and head of technical department Shaibu Amodu is dead.

Amodu died in Benin  on Saturday morning, three days after the death of former Super Eagles Captain and Coach, Stephen Keshi, who also died in Benin.

Reports have it that Shaibu Amodu complained of chest pains on Friday night and died in his sleep.

The one-time BBC and Orlando Pirates coach guided Nigeria to  World Cups qualifications; in 2002, and 2010. He was caretaker coach when the Nigeria Football Federation decided to sack Keshi in 2015.