Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, hasen been enlisted by world football governing body, FIFA to serve in its Technical Study Group, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.
The ex-Zamalek and Barcelona ace who last coached Al Khartoum Watani before he quit told CSN that he was greatly honoured with the appointment and will give his best to the growth of the game.
“It delightful joining the FIFA’s Technical Study Group,” Amuneke told CSN in an exclusive interview.
“It’s an opportunity to show what we can also do in football. The recognition is massive and I hope to use the position to help the growth of the game.”
Amuneke is expected to begin his duty with the FIFA Technical Study Group in the first game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup between host nation, Russia and Saudi Arabia.
The former Sporting Lisbon winger will also be on duty during the quarter-finals of the World Cup.
He becomes the second Nigerian to be named in the FIFA Technical Study Group after his former teammate, Sunday Oliseh.