Published On: Thu, Oct 12th, 2017

NFF to name New Coaches, Assistants, others for national teams

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By Amaechi Agbo

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, is set to announce the appointments of new coaches, assistant coaches and goalkeeper trainers for the various national teams except the Super Eagles.
The nations football governing body had earlier advertised for the vacancies of the positions of which 300 applications were received but 68 candidates were shortlisted for national team jobs. The shortlisted candidates were subsequently interviewed August this year.
In a communiqué released after a meeting attended by a board member of the NFF, Barrister Christopher Green; Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, Mr Paul, Barrister Isaac Danladi, Garba Lawal, Victor Ikpeba, Bitrus Bewarang and Abdul Rafiu Yusuf at the Boardroom of the Federation and the Technical and Development Committee, recommended the appointment of the following coaches:

Nigeria U23/Dream Team
Head Coach : Kennedy Boboye
First Assistant Coach : Monday Odigie
Second Assistant Coach : Baba Ganaru Mohammed
Goalkeeper Trainer : Etta Egbe

Nigeria U20/Flying Eagles
Head Coach : Paul Aigbogun
First Assistant Coach : Hassan Abdullahi Sheriff
Second Assistant Coach : Abdulahi Biffo
Goalkeeper Trainer : Sulaiman Shuaibu

Nigeria U17/ Golden Eaglets

Head Coach : Finidi George
First Assistant Coach : Bala Abubakar
Second Assistant Coach : Mbwas Magnut
Goalkeeper Trainer : Baruwa Olatunji

Nigeria U13 & U15 Male
Head Coach : Nasidi Danladi Alala
First Assistant Coach : Haruna Usman
Second Assistant Coach : Bunmi Haruna

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