Laloko, NFF’S ex-technical director, football administrator dies at 76

A prince of Gbagura, Abeokuta and former technical director in the board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Kashimawo Laloko, has died at the age of 76.

Family sources told DAILY RIPPLES that the popular football administrator died peacefully at the age of 76 on Sunday after a brief illness.

He was the younger brother to late Oba Haliru Laloko, the then Agura of Gbagura who died three years ago.

While alive, the he was at a time the Coach of Gambia before he joined others to float Pepsi Football Academy which raised many football talents in Nigeria.

Among those discovered by the Academy include Mikel Obi, Osaze Odemwingie, Soga Sambo, Elderson Echejile, Joseph Akpala and Yinka Adedeji.

Laloko will be interred today at his Gbagura residence in Abeokuta.

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