By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Following the death of ex-international and Green Eagles coach, Paul Hamilton, popularly known as ‘Wonder Boy” many Nigerians and stakeholders of the round leather game could not hold their shock shortly after receiving the passing away of the aged tactician.
Disclosing the shocking news of her husband’s demise with New Nigerian Sports, wife of the former Green Eagles and Falcons tactician, Mrs. Hamilton, said his death was a big blow on the family and by extension the nation in general.
According to her, her husband has been on sick bed for months as all efforts to get him recover was just biding the earthly world bye at his Surulere residents, Lagos yesterday afternoon.
“We have lost a father, husband and a passionate football tactician who for a long time will take the wound to cure”.
Also reacting was the President General of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, World Wide, Dr. Rafiu Oladipo, who strongly believes that another legendary tactician would be missing.
“If nothing will be missing but his ideology, experience and passion for the game will be missing”.
He then urged Nigerians particularly the NFF not to let his family into the final funeral of the man ‘Wonder Boy” but assist in giving him a national burial at the end”.
However, NNSports can exclusively report that the man ‘Paul Hamilton, died at the age of 78th in his Surulere resident, Lagos on the noon of Thursday, 30/03/2017.
The Late coach has also tinkered with the Green Eagles as well as the Falcons in the 80s and 90s respectively. He was also part of the Railway team who won the 1960 then Challenge cup , he was survived by a wife and children.