NFF Unveils Finidi George As Super Eagles Coach


The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has unveiled the former winger, Finidi George, as the new Super Eagles manager after he was announced to be Jose Peseiro’s successor weeks ago.

in a brief ceremony that had football big wigs, including Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owen Enoh, as well as NFF president, Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau, in attendance, Finidi was presented to the public with a charge to deliver the 2026 World Cup ticket, among other tasks.

“Any country I find an indigenous coach sitting on the bench, I always feel very proud and I am glad that we have an opportunity that have a Nigerian coach, Finidi George, as football men national team coach,” Enoh said during the unveiling.

The former Real Betis winger was appointed permanently after the departure of the Portuguese gaffer Jose Peseiro. He an assistant to Peseiro at the last African Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast where the team finished second place.

George’s appointment was announced a few weeks ago after he took charge of the team on an interim basis for the doubleheader international friendly against Ghana and Mali.



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