Nigeria National Nigeria league and Football Federation Executive Committee member, Hon. Chidi Okenwa Offor is dead.
Offor who was also chairman of Enugu State Football Association having been reelected for another four year term on May 26, 2019, died after battling with an undisclosed illness for the past one month.
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It is a ‘Black Tuesday’ here in Enugu”, Nworji who is popularly called ‘Manga’ reacted when Completesports.com called him up.
“It was a huge shock to everybody. He was a ‘Professor’ as far as football is concerned.
“He was also my teacher, we were deeply too close, which you know very well. We’ve lost a rare gem of football technocrat of extraordinary quality.
“He was physically present here at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium during our last home match before the COVID-19 induced league suspension.
“It’s so devastating, it’s a loss too difficult to bear.
“He had been sick since the last one month before his death today”.
There has not been any official statement from the state FA as well as the NFF and NNL.
NNL spokesman, Amar Ignis was all tears when Completesports.com sought for his reaction.
Fighting off tears, Ignis aid he was still gathering information and that NNL would issue a statement afterwards.