Nigeria Football Federation recently announced the reconstruction of the Technical crew of Nigeria Super Eagles
Augustine Eguavoen, who is the Interim Technical adviser was retained by the federation. Former Nigeria world cup star Emmanuel Amuneke, who was also the head coach of the u-20 boys, was appointed as the chief coach and assistant to Eguavoen. Sadly Jose Peseiro won’t be moving forward with the team as it was expected after the AFCON 2021.
The reconstruction comes immediately after the Nigeria Super Eagles saw an early exit at the Africa Cup of Nation in the recently concluded championship in Cameroon. AFCON 2021: Early exit for Nigeria, Ghana, Algeria; what happened? This reconstruction comes at a time when the Super Eagles are preparing FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022 playoff against Ghana.
So far, the Nigeria Football Federation has approved the recommendation of the Technical and development Committee. Amuneke is one of the most top players of the Nigeria Super Eagles. He is remembered for scoring both goals that won that won Nigeria the 1994 Africa Cup of Nation. He also scored two goals for Nigeria in 1996 FIFA World Cup.
The Nigeria football federation recommendation
- Eguavoen Agustine – Technical Adviser
- Amuneke Emmanuel – Chief Coach
- Salisu Yusuf- Assistant Chief Coach
- Joseph Yobo – 3rd Assistant
- Aloysius Agu – Goalkeepers traineer