The Lagos State Football Coaches Association has commiserated with the members of the Alimosho Football Coaches Council for the death of their leader Ifeanyi Ikpo Moses, who passed away last Thursday morning.
Ikpo-Moses, leader of the Alimosho soccer coaching council before he died last week.
In a statement signed by association secretary Rasheed Sulaiman and copied on sports247.ng, he described his colleague’s death as a heavy blow to the Lagos State football coaching community, and prayed for the family of the deceased soul. and the Alimosho Football Coaches Council, asking God to give them the strength to bear the irreparable loss.
“It is with complete shock and disbelief that we received the news of the sudden passing of the leader of the Alimosho football coaching council, coach Ifeanyi Ikpo Moses, which occurred on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 in Lagos.
“On behalf of the Lagos State Football Coaches Secretariat and Community, we offer our deepest condolences to the immediate family, Alimosho Football Coaches Council, friends and the entire Lagos State sports community for the passing of coach Ifeanyi Ikpo-Moses. In fact, the late coach Ifeanyi Ikpo-Moses played a significant role in deepening sporting excellence in the Alimosho state and community in terms of developing the football coaching sector. May his soul rest in peace,” the statement read.
Lagos State Football Coaches Association President Tairu Hassan said the late coach had contributed greatly during every deliberation on coaching welfare and football governance and promised the association has finalized plans to hold a condolence visit to the Alimosho football coaching council and the family of the deceased. coach .
Ikpo-Moses was a coach for the Lagos State Football Association (LSFA), which won the National Football Sports Festival gold medal in a women’s football event in 2012.
He was actively involved in organizing and sponsoring the Alimosho Football League, its Media Summits and Awards.
The late coach Ifeanyi Ikpo-Moses, according to Hassan, was a true believer in integration, particularly in channeling a better course for football coaching from the area to the state and national level.
He described him as a man of great intellect, vision and courage who contributed immensely to the ongoing unity and development of the Lagos State football coaching community.
He said that the deceased technician dedicated himself to building bridges towards a better future and in this way, he touched the lives of many of his fellow members of the council and the association.
“Today we mourn the passing of a great son of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and a great football coach who has left a powerful legacy of humility, simplicity and dedication in our fight for relevance in the football community, democratic culture, justice , peace. , prosperity, unity and togetherness in Lagos State and by extension Nigeria.
“The entire Lagos State Football Coaches Community shares with the bereaved family, Alimosho Football Coaches Community, Local Government, Lagos State Coaches, the feelings of great loss at this time of deep sorrow. MAY GOD ALMIGHTY REST YOUR SOUL IN ETERNAL PEACE! AMEN,” said Hassan, who urged the Lagos football coaches to pay a condolence visit to the Alimosho Football Coaches Council.