A former Secretary-General of the Nigerian Football Federation(NFF), Taiwo Ojunjobi has died at the age of 65.
A statement from the NFF on Monday reads:
“We are sad to announce the shock demise of former Nigeria Int’l, Ex-NFF Gen. Sec., former NFF Executive Committee member, and current chairman, Osun State FA, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi after a brief illness. Our prayers are with his family, relatives and the football family in Nigeria:
As a youth, Taiwo Ogunjobi played for the Super Eagles and Shooting Stars of Ibadan, becoming the team captain at his former club before retiring. After holding one of the most important positions at the NFF for a while, he becameo Osun State Football Association(FA) Chairman before going to
His death comes 35 years to the day after he made his debut for Nigeria in an Olympic qualifier against Morocco.