JUST IN: Popular Ex-Eagles manager dies [PHOTO]

Football administrator, Peter Osugo, aka PECOS is dead, POLITICS NIGERIA reports.

Osugo, a journalist, who was Editor of Sunday Times, renamed the Nigeria national team from Red Devils to Green Eagles.


An official statement released on Thursday, February 3, 2022, signed by Leo Osugo on behalf of the family announced PECOS’ exit aged 92 on January 24, 2022.

PECOS wrote incisive stuffs on Nigerian current affairs and global sports.

A native of the Umu-Obi Osugo Royal family of Ase Community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of present day Delta State, the deceased was an elite athlete in his younger days.

Apart from managing the national team as Team Manager, he also helped the late Israel Adebajo to manage the Stationery Stores in the club’s glorious years.

Condolences have been received by the Osugo’s family in respect of their loved one who recently transitioned to glory.

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