NFF Appoints Finidi George as Super Eagles Head Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has appointed ex-super eagles player Finidi George as Head coach of the men’s national team.

This was contained in a statement by the NFF Board on Monday after it approved the recommendation from its Technical and Development Committee of Mr George.

“The Board of Nigeria Football Federation on Monday approved the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee to appoint former ace winger Finidi George as Head Coach of the Senior Men National Football Team, Super Eagles.”

“George, a member of the so-styled ‘Golden Generation’ that won the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Tunisia and emerged as the second most entertaining team in Nigeria’s debut at the FIFA World Cup finals in USA the same year, won 62 caps for Nigeria, including featuring at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cup finals,” the NFF statement read.

Finidi George, was an assistant to the outgoing José Santos Peseiro, and the interim coach after the Portuguese tactician’s departure following the Super Eagles’ impressive run to the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.

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