Finidi George: Enyimba Star Speaks as NFF Hires Ajax Legend as Super Eagles Coach

Finidi George: Enyimba Star Speaks as NFF Hires Ajax Legend as Super Eagles Coach

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Enyimba International club of Aba star, Akanni Elijah, has hailed the NFF for appointing George as the substantive Super Eagles' head coachLegit.ng recalls that the NFF on Monday, April 29, appointed Finidi, 53, as Super Eagles' bossSpeaking exclusively to Legit.ng, Enyimba's No.10 shared his perspective on the NFF's resolution

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering sports and football.

Aba, Abia state – Enyimba star, Akanni Elijah, has said the appointment of Finidi George as the head coach of the Super Eagles of , is “a step in the right direction”.

Elijah stated this in an exclusive interview with Legit.ng.

Akanni Elijah hopes Finidi succeeds. Photo credit: @IbadanWatch
Source: Twitter

The exciting midfielder expressed his hope that Finidi will replicate the success he had with Enyimba with the Super Eagles.

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The former MFM FC man told Legit.ng:

“I believe it's a step in the right direction. Since the (NFF) has decided to look inward, he (Finidi) is the best man for the job. Having led us to the league victory last year (2023), the bond he has with his players is second to none which makes it easy for us to interpret his philosophy.

“I believe he will be able to replicate this in the Super Eagles, even though it is a more difficult task.”

Legit.ng recalls that the NFF, on Monday, April 29, approved the recommendation of its technical committee to appoint Finidi, an Ajax Amsterdam legend, as head coach ahead of over 60 other local and foreign applicants.

Some of the other coaches who reportedly applied are US U-19 coach Michael Nsien, -based former Katsina United coach Henry Makinwa, Sylvanus Okpala and Daniel Amokachi.

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Former Cameroon coach Antonio Conceicao and Dutchman Danny Bujis also allegedly applied for the Super Eagles job.

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“Finidi needs a proper support team” – Dikko

Legit.ng earlier reported that Shehu Dikko, a member of the FIFA football stakeholder committee, said Finidi “needs a proper support team around him” to succeed in his new role.

According to the former vice-president of the NFF, the “maximum support” of the leadership of the country's football body is also required for Finidi to prosper.

Source: Legit.ng

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