By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf has lost his mother Hajia Binta Yusuf, early Thursday morning, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Hajia Binta Yusuf was aged 88, according to a Tweet on the official handle of the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
The cause of her death was however not revealed.
"We regret to announce that our chief coach, Salisu Yusuf lost his mother, Hajia Binta Yusuf, earlier today, (Thursday). She was aged 88," the tweets reads.
She is expected to be buried later today according to Muslim rites in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Only on Wednesday, former ex-international and former Beach soccer head coach Kelechi Emeteole passed away in India where he was scheduled for a throat cancer surgery.