Information reaching Benueforum.com states that Shuaibu Amodu has emerged the interim coach of the Super Eagles.
Shuaib replaces Siasia who took stood in gap during the decider between the Super Eagles and the Pharaohs of Egypt where the national team eventually crashed out failing to qualify for the forthcoming African Cup of Nations, AFCON.
This is also coming barely two months after Sunday Oliseh resigned as the head coach of the National team.
Oliseh had alleged that he didn’t enjoy the appendages associated with his job from the Nigeria Football Federation.
Amodu a one-time gaffer of the national team has managed a number of club sides in Nigeria, such as BCC Lions, El-Kanemi Warriors, and Shooting Stars; he also managed Orlando Pirates in South Africa.
He first managed the Nigerian national team from April 2001 to February 2002. Amodu later stated that his dismissal was “unfair” and also said that, a month later, he had yet to receive a formal letter confirming his dismissal.
He was re-appointed manager in April 2008. In December 2009 the Nigeria Football Federation stated that Amodu was under pressure. and in January 2010 there was speculation about his future. He was sacked in February 2010.
Amodu was appointed technical director of Nigeria’s national teams in May 2013.
He was re-appointed Nigeria manager in October 2014, replacing Stephen Keshi. It was his fifth spell in charge of the country.
Keshi returned to the role two weeks later but was fired in July 2015 and Amodu took over the Eagles again temporarily.
There is no official statement yet from the glass house as at the time of filing this report.
BREAKING: Shuaib Amodu emerges Super Eagles Interim coach
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