Former Nigerian international and national Coach, Paul Hamilton, is dead.

Hamilton, popularly known as ‘Wonder boy’ passed on at the Military Hospital in Yaba, Lagos on Thursday after falling ill.

He played for the Nigerian national team in the 1960’s and represented the country at the 1968 Olympic Games.

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He also managed the national Under-20 Men’s team, the Flying Eagles, the senior men’s team, the Green Eagles and led the Super Falcons, to their first FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1991.

Hamilton becomes the third former national team coach to die in less than 12 months after Stephen Keshi and Shuaibu Ahmodu died last year.