Former Super Eagles player and assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi have been appointed as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador by President Muhammadu Buhari.

This was announced in a statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.“As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador, a largely ceremonial role, Amokachi 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 sportsmen and women,” Garba said.

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lg.php?bannerid=0&campaignid=0&zoneid=28& eagles ace coach gets new appointment from buhari&referer=http%3A%2F%2Ffcnaija“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.
Amokachi made 44 appearances for Super Eagles and scored 13 goals and featured in two FIFA World Cup and one African Nations Cup before hanging his boot.

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