Nigerian soccer coach dies in India after battling cancer

Posted on June 21 2017 , at 03:32 pm
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  • The 66-year-old was also a former player of the Nigerian national team.

Emeteole has died in india.

Kelechi Emeteole has died after a battle with throat cancer.

He passed on today, June 21 in Indian hospital where he was receiving treatment, aged 66.

Emeteole managed manged Nigerian Premier League clubs including Heartland FC, Enugu Rangers and El Kanemi before his death.

The NFF and Heartland FC have joined others to mourn his death on social media.

Meanwhile, the 66-year-old, also referred to as ‘The Caterpillar’, was a former player of the Nigerian national team.

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