Former Super Eagles star, Finidi George has been appointed as Super Eagles’ second assistant coach by the Nigeria Football Federation, Sportivation.com.ng reports.
While the Federation is yet to appoint a head coach for the team, the Executive Committee has approved the appointment of the former Ajax star to be part of the new coaching crew.
Similarly, Salisu Yusuf will be the first assistant coach, Finidi George will take up the second assistant coach role, and Usman Abdallah as the 3rd assistant coach.
Eboboritse Uwejamomere will be the Match Analyst and another former Nigeria international, Ike Shorounmu will be the Goalkeepers’ Trainer.
It would be recalled that the Nigeria Football Federation disengaged the Super Eagles coaching crew led by Augustine Eguavoen after the team failed to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
According to a statement from the Nigeria Football Federation;
“The NFF stated that a new Head Coach for the Super Eagles will be announced and officially unveiled once the processes for his engagement and contract-signing are concluded.
“The NFF Executive Committee has also approved the recommendation of the Technical & Development Sub-Committee for the new Head Coach to work with Coach Salisu Yusuf (whenever he is available from Super Eagles B/U23 Team duties) as 1st Assistant. Former Nigeria international Finidi George will be 2nd Assistant, with Usman Abdallah as 3rd Assistant.
Eboboritse Uwejamomere will be the Match Analyst and another former Nigeria international, Ike Shorounmu will be the Goalkeepers’ Trainer”.
Finidi George is currently the head coach of NPFL side, Enyimba.