The Football club Owners Association of Nigeria has described the deaths of Former Chairman of Shooting Stars Sports Club ELDER Bode Oyewole, and a board member of the Nigeria Women Football League Henrietta Ukaigwe as  shocking

The two important Football personalities in Nigeria, died on Tuesday. 

The body in a condolence message jointly signed by the Chairman Barr Isaac Danladi and the Executive Secretary Alloy Chukwuemeka said the deaths of the two football personalities have created a big vacuum considering their  untapped wealth of experience. 

The statement says the two legends will be remembered for their humility and professionalism in journalism aside their contributions to the development of Football

The Association commiserate with the Nigeria Football family, the Nigeria Women Football League, the Management and fans of 3SC, the NUJ, Lagos SWAN and their immediate families and friends and prayed for the repose of their souls. 

Elder Bode Oyewole was until his death a former boss of Shooting stars FC Ibadan, a seasoned journalist and NFF accredited NPFL match commissioner. 

On the other hand late Henrietta Ukaigwe was a frontline promoter and advocate for the growth and development of female Football in Nigeria. 

She was the founder of Female Football Interest Group FFIG and a seasoned sports writer with special passion for female Football. 

Until her death Henrietta Ukaigwe was a board member of the Nigeria Women Football League. 

Sunday Ogunyemi


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