The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the appointment of Emmanuel Amunike as the new head coach of the Nigerian male Under-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets.
This announcement was made by the head of the NFF’s technical committee, Emmanuel Ikpeme who stated that that Amunike’s appointment was out of the need for continuity and giving the best to the team , since Amunike was an assistant
to Manu Garba who led the Golden Eaglets to win the World championship last year.
“We have opted for continuity because these coaches are highly experienced and qualified to continue with the progress we are making,” Emmanuel Ikpeme.
“Amuneke has transformed from a great player to one of the finestbest youth coaches in Africa and we believe he deserves his under-17 role as well and he will make Nigerians proud” he added.