Amuneke Unaware Of Appointment As Flying Eagles Coach 

Amuneke Unaware Of Appointment As Flying Eagles Coach 

By Bamidele Boluwaji:



Following the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF’s pronouncement Wednesday, that former Golden Eaglets Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has been appointed the new coach of the country’s U-20 Flying Eagles, the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner toldCompletesportsnigeria.com also on Wednesday that he was not aware of the 




The football house on Wednesday, after its meeting in Abuja proclaimed that the 1994 FIFA World Cup hero will head the coaching crew of the U-20 team while Manu Garba will head the U-17 Golden Eaglets.


Amuneke who spoke to Completesportsnigeria.com from Spain shortly after the meeting in Abuja said he was not aware of any appointment and nobody has even called him, neither the FA nor any other official source to notify him about the new job.


Amuneke said: ‘’This is new to me, I am not aware officially, of being named the coach of the Flying Eagles, I am just hearing this and it is new to me. I think I should have been told if anything like that was going to happen."


Amuneke who led the Golden Eaglets to a gold winning outing in Chile last year is currently in Spain holidaying and also tapping from some available opportunity that will make him to be a better coach in the round leather game


“I am here for a purpose that will make me a better coach, and if at all I am going to be named the coach of the Flying Eagles, I think we should have discussed that earlier," Amuneke stated.


Meanwhile,  following the recent treatment metted to Nigerian coaches, Nigeria Coaches Association is now making a move to ensure every coach appointed at either club level or national level must have a well written contract with the employer.  

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  • adejoke 6 years ago

    For real why should Nigerians behave lik this.. Bringing people down.. Under 20 gng bk to under 17…what non sense… Really it’s nt fair

  • uzama Douglas 6 years ago

    Hard work and favor pass my brother never u talk at another man success o coach in the word that he can never be sacked