NFF Appoints Yusuf, Aigbogun, Garba As Coaches For U-23, Flying Eagles, Golden Eaglets
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday confirmed the appointments of Salisu Yusuf, Paul Aigbogun and Manu Garba as head coaches of the Super Eagles B/ U-23 team, Flying Eagles and Golden Eaglets national teams respectively.
The statement was released by the Nigeria’s football ruling body’s website confirming Yusuf who recently guided the Home Eagles squad to win silver at the recently concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.
Yusuf is to be assisted by Elkanemi Warriors coach Imama Amapakabo, Plateau United FC coach Kennedy Boboye, Mountain of Fire and Miracles (MFM) FC coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu and Alloy Agu as goalkeepers’ trainer.
Enyimba International FC coach, Paul Aigbogun was appointed the Flying Eagles head coach, to be assisted by Abdullahi Maikaba, Abubakar Bala, Hassan Abdallah (scouting), Suleiman Shuaibu also as goalkeepers’ trainer.
In the same vein, Manu Garba was appointed head coach of the Golden Eaglets and to be assisted by Nduka Ugbade, Jolomi Atune Ali, Bunmi Haruna (scouting), Abideen Baruwa Olatunji as goalkeepers’ trainer.
Chairman of the Technical and Development Committee, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed ‘Fresh’ told thenff.com that the appointments are with immediate effect and that his committee has done due diligence on all the names and approved the constitution.
Yusuf ‘Fresh,’ who is also vice chairman of the NFF Strategy Committee, said: “All the coaches will be unveiled at a later date, alongside the coaching crews of the U20 and U17 girls that were appointed earlier as a result of their World Cup qualifying campaigns.”
SUPER EAGLES B/OLYMPIC MEN TEAM: Salisu Yusuf (Head Coach); Imama Amapakabo; Kennedy Boboye; Fidelis Ilechukwu; Alloy Agu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U20 MEN (FLYING EAGLES): Paul Aigbogun (Head Coach); Abdullahi Maikaba; Abubakar Bala; Hassan Abdallah (Scouting); Suleiman Shuaibu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U17 BOYS TEAM (GOLDEN EAGLETS): Manu Garba (Head Coach); Nduka Ugbade; Jolomi Atune Ali; Bunmi Haruna (Scouting); Abideen Baruwa Olatunji (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U15 BOYS TEAM (FUTURE EAGLES): Alala Danladi Nasidi (Head Coach); Haruna Usman ‘Ilerika’; Ahmed Lawal Dankoli; Patrick Bassey (Scouting); Ernest Salolome (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U13 BOYS TEAM: Jolomi Atune Ali (Head Coach); Jude Agada; Abdullahi Umar Tyabo; Adewale Laloko (Scouting); Adeoye Onigbinde (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)