Newly-appointed Nigeria head coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has expressed his gratitude to followers and the Nigerian Soccer Federation (NFF) for contemplating him for the job.
The NFF introduced the choice to drop Jose Peseiro and named Amuneke because the coach of the Tremendous Eagles.
The ex-Barcelona winger will work along with interim Technical Adviser Augustine Eguavoen, in addition to Salisu Yusuf, Joseph Yobo, and Alloy Agu.
Amuneke has, nevertheless, remained coy in regards to the phrases of his settlement with the federation.
“I’m at all times accessible to serve my nation,” Amuneke stated, as quoted by Brila FM.
“I’m grateful to Nigerians and the Federation for wanting in my route. For now, there’s no use talking a lot; when it’s time, I’ll grant an interview in regards to the job.”
Amuneke performed for Egypt’s Zamalek, Barcelona, and Sporting Lisbon.
However his most interesting moments got here with the Tremendous Eagles and the Dream Crew as he scored the essential objectives that gained the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations and Atlanta ’96 Olympics soccer gold for Nigeria.
Amuneke was named the African Footballer of the 12 months in 1994 and the BBC African Footballer of the 12 months two years later.
An harm compelled Amuneke to stop soccer in 2004, and he took to teaching after incomes his licence.