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Former NFF Technical Director, Kashimawo Laloko Is Dead

Written by Rey Jeremiah

A former tec washnical director in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Kashimawo Laloko, has died.

He passed away at 76 on Sunday morning after a brief illness.

Laloko was known for being the arrowhead of Pepsi Football Academy which raised many football talents in Nigeria.

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

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At some point he was the national team coach for The Gambia.

Laloko will be interred at his Gbonagun residence in Abeokuta at on Monday, March 29,2021.

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