NFF Confirms death of former Falconets coach, Emuvena


Former Nigeria U20 NT coach, Dan Emuvena has died, the NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi has confirmed.

Emuvena pass on, Tuesday night, according to the statement released by the NFF.

“The news of Dan Evumena’s death is too hard to take. I am still in shock,” Sanusi’s statement read. “This is a young trainer who has done creditably well at Club and National levels, and still had so much in his tank with which to fertilize and nurture the growth of many more women footballers.

“The death of every human being diminishes us, especially the death of every young person. He had his life in front of him. Our prayer is that Almighty God will grant him eternal life and also grant those he has left behind, particularly his young family, the fortitude to bear the big loss,” NFF General Secretary told news men in Abuja.

Dan Emuvena led the national Women U20 side to the FIFA U20 World Cup in Chile 2008 where they topped a group that contained the host country, Chile, New Zealand and England. The team lost 3-2 to France in the quarter final.


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