Kashimawo Laloko, who was once the Technical Director of Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) is dead.
His death was confirmed by one of his sons Adewale who disclosed that the veteran coach died Sunday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Hospital, Abeokuta. He died at the age of 76.
Asides from being a voice for all things related to football, the veteran coach was popular for his invaluable contributions to the Pepsi Football Academy.
The Academy was the birth place for many football talents in Nigeria to stardom. Some of whom include; Mikel Obi, Osaze Odemwingie, Soga Sambo, Elderson Echejile, Joseph Akpala, Yinka Adedeji, among many others
Laloko also had a stint as the national team coach of The Gambia.
As reported by the family, Mr Laloko who was Olori Parakoyi of Egbaland will be buried at his Gbonagun residence, Abeokuta at 3.00 pm on Monday-March 29, 2021.
His death is yet another blow to the sporting fraternity in Nigeria which in the past weeks have been hit with so many heroic losses.