Things you need to know about Finidi George, the newly Appointed Super Eagles Head Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed former Super Eagles player, Finidi George, as the new head coach of the national team. This move is part of the federation’s efforts to reinvigorate the country’s football program and build a strong foundation for future success.

Finidi George, who was an integral member of the Super Eagles during his playing days, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role. He is expected to use his expertise to guide the team through upcoming tournaments and qualifiers, as well as develop young talent within the Nigerian football system.

As a player, Finidi George made over 60 appearances for the Super Eagles, scoring 6 goals in the process. He was part of the Nigerian squad that won the 1994 African Cup of Nations and also represented the country at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cups. His appointment as head coach is seen as a step towards harnessing the potential of the current crop of players and ensuring that they reach their full potential.

In addition to his international career, Finidi George also had a successful club career, playing for some of Europe’s top clubs such as Ajax Amsterdam and Real Betis. His time at Ajax saw him win the UEFA Champions League in 1995, while at Betis, he helped the club win the Copa del Rey in 2005.

As a coach, Finidi George has been involved in youth development, working with various academies and clubs in Nigeria. He has also served as an assistant coach for the Nigerian U-20 team, the Flying Eagles. His appointment as head coach of the Super Eagles is a testament to his dedication and commitment to the development of Nigerian football.

The NFF’s decision to appoint Finidi George as the new head coach of the Super Eagles is a positive step towards rebuilding the national team and restoring its lost glory. With his vast experience and understanding of the Nigerian football landscape, he is well-positioned to lead the team to success in upcoming tournaments and qualifiers.