Breaking: Buhari appoints Amokachi Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

first_imgRelatedPosts Nigeria dying under Buhari’s jackboot, by Tunde Odesola Edo poll: APC supporters commend Buhari for providing level playing field Buhari holds closed-door meeting with Ghana’s President President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired Nigerian professional footballer and former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. The appointment was announced via a statement on Tuesday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. Amokachi, a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that won the African Nations Cup in Tunisia, was also in the Nigerian Olympic Football Team to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics that won the Gold Medal. In addition to his football exploits in Europe, particularly in England where he won the FA Cup with Everton in 1995, Amokachi after retirement has managed Nasarawa United and Enyimba Football Club of Aba. As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador – a largely ceremonial role – Amokachi, the statement said, will assist the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to scout for talents, be part of processes to revive the country’s football development, as well as mentor young sports men and women.Tags: Daniel AmokachiEnyimba FC of AbaGarba ShehuMuhammadu BuhariNasarawa UnitedolympicsSuper Eagleslast_img

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