Tag: Daniel Amokachi

Former Super Eagles striker, Daniel Amokachi named special assistant to the president on sports

President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed a former Super Eagles striker and Nigerian Football Ambassador, Daniel Amokachi, as his special assistant on sports. A statement from the media office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, said the letter of appointment was dated August 17th 2020 and signed by the Secretary to the[Read More…]

Stephen Keshi Appointed Nigeria’s Coach For The Third Time After Signing A Two-Year Contract

Stephen Keshi has been appointed Nigeria coach for the third time after signing a two-year contract on Tuesday. In his first spell he won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations but the deal was not renewed after the 2014 World Cup. He later returned on a match-by-match deal, which ended[Read More…]

Former Nigeria Captain Okocha Wants End To Coaching Saga

by Zenith Oduah Former Nigeria captain Jay-Jay Okocha urged the country’s football authority to swiftly resolve the national team’s managerial vacancy in order to prevent further setbacks. Daniel Amokachi has been in charge of Nigeria on a temporary basis since December following lengthy contractual talks between Stephen Keshi and the[Read More…]

Keshi Still The Boss Of The Super Eagles Says Amokachi

by Zenith Oduah Despite leading Nigeria’s senior football team, the Super Eagles, in two international friendlies against Uganda and South Africa in the last one week, Daniel Amokachi insisted yesterday that Stephen Keshi is still the boss of the team. Amokachi, 42, said that Keshi still calls the shots in[Read More…]

Keshi Drops Some CHAN Players, Invites New Ones

The  Super Eagles technical crew  have dropped two players from the CHAN camp, while four others have been called up in their place. Midfielder Mohammed Ajia of Bayelsa United and El Kanemi Warriors of Borno defender, Reuben Ogbonnaya were dropped for low productivity Super Eagles assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi who[Read More…]

Daniel Amokachi Takes Control Of Eagles

Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Daniel ‘Da Bull’ Amokachi took charge of the opening day of training for the Super Eagles in preparation for African Nations Championship (CHAN) due to the absence of Stephen Keshi. Keshi is not due to arrive until Thursday. Amokachi along with Ike Shorunmu and Valerie Houandinou[Read More…]