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Nigerian Football: Kano & Nigeria Lost A Gem In Bello Musa Kofar Mata Says Gusau; Condoles With Family

President of Nigeria Football Federation, Alh. Ibrahim Musa Gusau has commiserated  with the family of former Kano Pillars player, Bello Musa Kofar Mata over the death of the former  Nigerian Youth International.  

Alh. Ibrahim Gusau who was in Kano over the weekend visited the residence of the former Heartland and El-Kanemi forward at Kofar Mata Quarters in Kano Metropolis .  

The NFF President described late Bello Musa Kofar Mata as an exceptional player both on and off the field of play while adding Kano and the nation by extension has lost rare gem.  

Alh. Gusau further added Late Bello Kofar Mata will always be remembered for his immense contribution to the country’s football growth especially during his days as a youth International.  

Gusau also prayed for the repose of the departed soul and give his family the fortitude to bear the loss.  

The NFF boss was accompanied by Executive Committee Member who doubles as Kano State Football Association  Chairman, Alh.  Sharif Rabi’u Inuwa Ahlan.  

Late Bello Musa Kofar Mata succumbed to the cold hands of death on 2nd November, 2022 aged 34  after a brief illness.  

The deceased was part of the  Flying Eagles squad that took part in 2007 U20 World Cup in Canada.  


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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