​Former NFF spokesman, Austin Mgbolu is dead

​Former NFF spokesman, Austin Mgbolu is dead

Former Nigerian Football Federation spokesman, Austin Mgbolu, has been confirmed dead.

Vangusrd reports that Mgbolu passed on in his home in Abuja Tuesday night after a brief illness, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

The cause of his death was however unknown as at the time of this report.

Mgbolu served under five past Presidents of the Nigeria Football Federation: Emeka Omeruah (1993 – 1997), Abdulmumini Aminu (1997 – 1999), Kojo Williams (1999), Dominic Oneya (1999 – 2002) and Ibrahim Galadima (2002 – 2006)​.

Mgbolu was also a seasoned journalist who worked with the defunct SportLlink. He is survived by family and friends.

Eyinmisan Ajuwaghan