Amodu Shuaibu, former footballer and Nigeria's Super Eagles current caretaker coach has passed away at the age of 58, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) reports.

The NFF announced the sad news via their official Twitter account on Saturday, June 11, 2016.

'NFF Technical Director, Amodu Shuaibu has died at the age of 58', one of three tweets concerning Amodu's death reads.

The four-time coach of the Super Eagles is said to have complained of chest pains on Friday night and died in his sleep.

Amodu's death comes just three days after another Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi .

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