AFCON: MOURNIHO PICKS A NEW COACH FOR SUPER EAGLES
Nigeria Set To Announce Appointment of New Super Eagles Coach Recommended by Jose Mourinho SPORTSDAYONLINE.COM REVEALED.
Jose Mourinho has reportedly recommended a new tactician to become the next coach for the Super Eagles of Nigeria
NFF president Amaju Pinnick is reportedly uninterested local coaches as he continues the search for Gernot Rohr’s replacement
A source has disclosed that a new coach has already been identified, and that Pinnick went as far as reaching out to the ‘Special One’
Gernot Rohr was officially relieved of his duties as the Super Eagles coach and former international Augustine Eguavoen was appointed to take up the position temporarily.
Eguavoen has been tasked to lead the team to the Africa Cup of Nations tournament billed to kick off in Cameroon on January 9.
It was gathered that NFF president Amaju Pinnick is wary of critics and has gone all out in search of a new coach who will take the team to the World Cup.
According to the platform, a source said Pinnick went as far as meeting the AS Roma manager, Mourinho, to assist in identifying an impressive coach for the plum job.
“The NFF boss went as far as meeting with many respected names including the former Chelsea coach, Jose Mourinho to assist him in getting a good coach for Nigeria.
“The speed and precision with which the NFF applied in securing a new coach could not have been possible without the role played by the ‘Special One’.