Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation will on Wednesday
present Sunday Ogorchukwu Oliseh to the media and the general public as the new
Head Coach of the Senior National Team – Super Eagles.
NFF President Amaju Pinnick, as well as other members of the
NFF Executive Committee and Management will preside over the presentation that
will take place at the Media Centre of the National Stadium, Abuja from 11am,
in front of scores of media representatives.
On Tuesday evening, Oliseh and his assistants had a robust,
90 –minute meeting with the NFF Technical and Development Committee, headed by
Felix Anyansi-Agwu, where he unfolded his plans for the Super Eagles.
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After the meeting, a meeting of the NFF Executive Committee
received the report of the Technical and Development Committee, and unanimously
adopted the recommendation to hire Oliseh as the new Super Eagles’ Head Coach.
Nicknamed ‘Passmaster’ in his playing days, during which he
won Olympic football gold, the Africa Cup of Nations gold, silver and bronze,
and reached the Round of 16 at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cup final
competitions with the Super Eagles, Oliseh holds a UEFA Pro License and is a
member of the FIFA Technical Study Group.
The 40 –year old will immediately begin the task of
preparing the Super Eagles for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to
Tanzania in the first week of September, as well as an international friendly
some days later.
“There is no time to waste. The team has important matches
to prosecute in the next few weeks and it is imperative that Oliseh starts work
immediately,” NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, said on Tuesday.For
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