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.