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Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach Daniel Amokachi/ AFP


President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles participant and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

Amokachi will help the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to scout for abilities because the nation’s Football Ambassador.

This was disclosed in a press release signed on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity.

Following his appointment, Amokachi can even partake within the “processes to revive the country’s football development, as well as mentor young sportsmen and women.”

Amokachi was a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that gained the African Nations Cup in Tunisia.

He was additionally within the Nigerian Olympic Football Team to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics that gained the Gold Medal.

The ex-player additionally made soccer exploits in Europe, significantly in England the place he gained the FA Cup with Everton in 1995.

Upon his retirement from lively soccer profession, Amokachi managed Nasarawa United and Enyimba Football Club of Aba.

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