Amokachi appointed NFF technical head

Mazino Dickson

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Fresh from getting a presidential appointment as Nigeria’s football ambassador, former Super Eagles captain and coach Daniel Amokachi has been appointed as the head of the technical department of the Nigeria Football Federation.

Amokachi will the technical committee of the NFF in their dealings.

Part of his duties is to source for national team coaches for the junior national teams of Nigeria and also be a part of the contract renewal talks for coach of the senior national team of Nigeria Gernot Rohr.

Amokachi, nicknamed “The Bull,” was part of the team that participated in the 1994 FIFA World Cup and 1998 FIFA World Cup and won the 1994 African Nations Cup.

He also helped win the Olympic gold medal in 1996, scoring in the Gold Medal game itself against Argentina.