Nigeria names coaching crews for National team
Written by Henry on February 13, 2018
The Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF ) on Monday in Abuja formally released the names of coaching crews of five national teams.
The federation, in a statement by its Communications Department, however said the development did not relate to three other national teams.
These three are the senior men’s team, the Super Eagles, the under-20 women’s team, the Falconets, and the under-17 women’s team, the Flamingoes, whose contracts are running.
The statement quoted the Chairman of NFF’s Technical and Development Committee, Yusuf Ahmed, as saying the appointments were with immediate effect.
“Our committee has done due diligence on all the names and approved the constitution of these technical crews,’’ it quoted him as saying.
Ahmed, who is also Vice-Chairman of NFF’s Strategy Committee, said all the coaches would be unveiled at a later date, alongside the coaching crews of the Falconets and Flamingoes.
The technical crews of the Falconets and Flamingoes were appointed earlier as a result of their World Cup qualifying campaigns.
Following is the list of the coaches in the technical crews:
Super Eagles B/Olympic Men’s Team:
Salisu Yusuf (Head Coach); Imama Amapakabo; Kennedy Boboye; Fidelis Ilechukwu (Assistant Coaches); Alloy Agu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).
Under-20 Men (Flying Eagles):
Paul Aigbogun (Head Coach); Abdullahi Maikaba; Abubakar Bala; Hassan Abdallah (Scouting); Suleiman Shuaibu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).
Under-17 Boys Team (Golden Eaglets):
Manu Garba (Head Coach); Nduka Ugbade; Jolomi Ali; Bunmi Haruna (Scouting); Abideen Olatunji (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).
Under-15 Boys Team (Future Eagles):
Danladi Nasidi (Head Coach); Haruna Usman; Ahmed Dankoli; Patrick Bassey (Scouting); Ernest Salolome (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).
Under-13 Boys Team:
Jolomi Ali (Head Coach); Jude Agada; Abdullahi Tyabo; Adewale Laloko (Scouting); Adeoye Onigbinde (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).