Ogun kickboxing Head Coach Dies Mystreously In Hotel Room - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, August 1, 2021

Ogun kickboxing Head Coach Dies Mystreously In Hotel Room

Tragedy struck on Saturday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital when Head Coach of kickboxing in Ogun State, Olufunke Ogunsuyi, died mystreously in her hotel room.

Before the death of Olufunke, she fielded two athletes and even  officiated in the Kwara Zonal and Invitational Kickboxing Championship.

Search began for the late coach when she was missing among other officials expected to be at the final of the competition at stadium around 12noon

They later called severally on her mobile phone with no response, forcing the organizers and officials to break into her room where she was found dead 

The corpse of the former kickboxing champion was picked up and  taken to  the General Hospital, Ilorin, where she was finally confirmed dead, at about 4 p.m. in the presence of Director, Grassroots Sports Development at the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Alhaji Ali Durotoye and other top administrators

Late Olufunke, who hailed from Ijebu-Ode in Ogun state, was former champion in the sport.

Her remains have been deposited at the Kwara General Hospital, Ilorin, mortuary, pending transfer to her home in Ogun state on Sunday.

It was learnt that the Ogun State Sports Council, her family and friends have been contacted on the unfortunate development.

The organizers of the competition postponed the Saturday final of the Championship till this  Sunday as a sign of respect for the decessed.


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