- The Nigeria Football Federation announces the coaches in different categories of the national team
- Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed said that the coaches were given appointment were chosen on merit
- Yusuf also said that coaches’ appointment will take immediate effect and will be unveiled on a later date
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday, February 13, released the names of coaching crews of all the national teams.
Chairman of the Technical and Development Committee, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed told thenff.com that his committee diligently scrutinize the names approved by the constitution.
Yusuf who is also vice chairman of the NFF Strategy Committee stated that the appointments in these categories are to take immediate effect.
“All the coaches will be unveiled at a later date, alongside the coaching crews of the U20 and U17 girls that were appointed earlier as a result of their World Cup qualifying campaigns,” he said.
The coaches and the national teams are stated below;
SUPER EAGLES B/OLYMPIC MEN TEAM: Salisu Yusuf (Head Coach); Imama Amapakabo; Kennedy Boboye; Fidelis Ilechukwu; Alloy Agu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U20 MEN (FLYING EAGLES): Paul Aigbogun (Head Coach); Abdullahi Maikaba; Abubakar Bala; Hassan Abdallah (Scouting); Suleiman Shuaibu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U17 BOYS TEAM (GOLDEN EAGLETS): Manu Garba (Head Coach); Nduka Ugbade; Jolomi Atune Ali; Bunmi Haruna (Scouting); Abideen Baruwa Olatunji (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U15 BOYS TEAM (FUTURE EAGLES): Alala Danladi Nasidi (Head Coach); Haruna Usman ‘Ilerika’; Ahmed Lawal Dankoli; Patrick Bassey (Scouting); Ernest Salolome (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U13 BOYS TEAM: Jolomi Atune Ali (Head Coach); Jude Agada; Abdullahi Umar Tyabo; Adewale Laloko (Scouting); Adeoye Onigbinde (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).
Samson Siasia led the Dream Team to a bronze medal finish in the Men's Football event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The former Super Eagles player also coached the 2008 Beijing team to a silver medal win but Siasia won the Africa Youth Championship in Senegal in 2014.
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