Former NFF Sec-Gen Herbert Omokhaye Dies At 87

Former Nigeria Football Association [NFA] Secretary-General Mr. Herbert Omokhaye has reportedly died on Wednesday morning at the age of 87.

According to Brila, Omokhaye died two months to his 88th birthday.

The NFF chief, who served the nation’s football governing body between 1964 and 1965, was described as a man of “high integrity, equanimity and dignified bearing” by the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick.

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Family sources confirmed that Omokhaye, who graced the 2014 Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation held in Lagos, died after a brief illness.

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