Saturday, 20 October 2007

Nigeria's Under-17 World Cup Winning Coach is Dead

Nigeria Football Association (NFA) announced on Saturday that Theophilus Adeyemi Tella, who led the national U-17 male team, Golden Eaglets to win the FIFA World Cup in South Korea only 41 days ago, had succumbed to the cold hands of death after valiant efforts to save his life failed click and read more

Odegbami, Onigbinde, others mourn Tella
Taofeek Babalola reports from Nigeria

Following the death of Nigeria’s Under-17 world Cup winning coach, Yemi Tella on Satu
rday, Nigerians have reacted with shock and disbelief with many paying glowing tributes. Nationsport spoke with some coaches, administrators and ex internationals click and read more

NFA to Immortalise Tella

Nigerian Football Association (NFA) has set plans in motion to immortalize under-17 national team, Golden Eaglets late coach, Theophilus Adeyemi Tella, who died early Saturday at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). click and read more

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