Betpay Ambassador and former Super Eagles coach Augustine Eguavoen has landed a new job with the Nigeria Football Federation.
Eguavoen who was close to joining a top club in Mali has now been hired as the new Technical Director for the NFF
The appointment of Eguavoen which has been ratified with immediate effect was contained in the communique issued after the meeting of the NFF Executive Committee members held via video conference on Tuesday.
The communique aside from confirming the appointment of Eguavoen also listed others that would be functioning in varying capacities in the NFF’s Technical department.
The communique read in part: “The Executive Committee approved a presentation by the Chairman of the Technical & Development Committee for the appointment of former Super Eagles’ Captain and Coach, Mr. Augustine Eguavoen, as the new Technical Director of the NFF.
“He will work with the following persons, whose appointments were also approved: Mr. Paul Aigbogun (Deputy Director, Technical & Scouting); Terry Babatunde Eguaoje (Consultant on Coaching & Development); Abdulrafiu Yusuf (Assistant Director, Coaching & Development); Siji Lagunju (Assistant Director, Training & Development) and; Garba Lawal (Chief Technical Officer).
“The appointments are with immediate effect.”
Eguavoen is quitting as a player has done quite well as a coach; handling the various Nigeria national team from U-17 to the Super Eagles.
The former Super Eagles defender has also handled top clubs both in Nigeria and abroad.