- NFF chiefs have asked former international Augustine Eguavoen to continue as the Super Eagles handler
- The football eggheads in Nigeria have also appointed former international Emmanuel Amuneke as first assistant coach
- Eguavoen is expected to steer the Super Eagles in March against Ghana in their final World Cup qualifiers
Augustine Eguavoen has been retained as the Super Eagles coach by the Nigerian Football Federation and he will be assisted by former Nigerian international Emmanuel Amuneke.
This latest development coming from the Nigerian Football Federation means that Portuguese coach Jose Peseiro will no longer be taking charge of the Super Eagles,
In an announcement made by the Nigerian Football Federation, they made it clear that they want Eguavoen to continue so as for the players to concentrate.
Having crashed out at the 2021 African Cup of Nations in the knockout stage, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will now shift their focus to the coming final World Cup qualifiers against Ghana.
How many games did the Super Eagles play at 2021 AFCON?
Eguavoen and his wards started their campaign at the 2021 African Cup of Nations well winning their first three games in the group stage before losing in the knockout against Tunisia.
According to the report on Channels and GOAL, former Enugu Rangers coach Salisu Yusuf will be the second assistant coach of the Super Eagles while Joseph Yobo will be the third.
When will the Super Eagles face Ghana?
Ghana national team will first host the Super Eagles on March 23, and six days later, the three-time African champions will be in Abuja for the return leg.
Ighalo scores wonder goal in Club World Cup as his team set up big semifinal clash with top EPL giants
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Saudi Arabian giants, Al Hilal, booked their place in the semifinal of the Club World Cup after beating Al Jazira 6-1 on Sunday night, February 6, in which Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo scored.
Odion Ighalo and his teammates at Al Hilal are in the Club World Cup after winning the Asian Champions League in 2021 which was an incredible record.
The former Manchester United striker who scored on his debut for Al Hilal is now the first Nigerian player to score in the Club World Cup which is a big achievement for Ighalo.
Odion Ighalo and his teammates will be facing Premier League giants Chelsea in the semifinal of the Club World Cup.
After missing the 2021 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon with the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Odion Ighalo decided to terminate his contract at Al Shabab and joined Al Hilal in the January transfer window.