Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure have lost its Assistant Kit Manager, Taiwo Dosunmu who was shot during an attack penultimate weeks ago on their ways to honour one their Nigeria Premier Football League matches against Bendel insurance.
Recalled that Sunshine Stars crew was attacked along Ore-Benin road where officials and players were injured .
The team Media officer, Michael Akintunde in a statement said with lot of pains in our hearts, we announce the untimely transition to eternity of our dear brother and Assistant Kit Manager, Taiwo Dosunmu, who died in line of duty by the bullets of armed bandit along Benin-Ore expressway on Thursday, December 7, 2023.
Taiwo died at the Intensive Care Unit of University of Benin Teaching Hospital on Friday, December 22, 2023 after series of surgeries by consultants at the facility.
Taiwo Dosunmu was a very hard working individual who took his job with all sense of seriousness.
His selflessness at the moment of the attack saved the lives of players and other members of Sunshine Stars management.
He will be sorely missed.
Special thanks to the governments of Ondo and Edo States as well as the entire football family in Nigeria and many others for the supports rendered during the spell of the unfortunate incident.
Burial arrangements of the departed will be communicated as authorized by the family.