NFF picks Le Guen for Super Eagles Technical Adviser

Paul-Le-Guen, new Super Eagles Technical Adviser

Paul-Le-Guen, new Super Eagles Technical Adviser

The Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday recommended Frenchman Paul Le Guen to the federation’s Executive Committee as the new Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser.

Paul Bassey, a member of the committee, told newsmen after their meeting in Abuja that the committee also recommended Salisu Yusuf, the team’s interim coach, as Le Guen’s assistant.

“We also recommended Yusuf’ and Rangers International FC’s coach Imama Amapakabo as assistants, and Alloy Agu as the team’s goalkeeper trainer,” he said.

Bassey however noted that the recommendations were subject to ratification by the Executive Committee of the NFF.

“About a week ago, this committee met and shortlisted three coaches for the post of the Technical Adviser for the Super Eagles.

“Today, we have made a recommendation to the board that Paul Le Guen be appointed the Technical Adviser.

“We have also made other recommendations, that Salisu Yusuf and Imama Amapakabo be the assistants to Le Guen, while Alloy Agu should serve as goalkeeper trainer.

“We have also recommended that Bitrus Bewarang be appointed the National Technical Director (NTD) and Nduka Ugbade be returned to the Golden Eaglets as assistant to Manu Garba.

“Baring agreement on contract terms, emoluments, allowances and entitlements, Le Guen becomes the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles,” he said.

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Source:: PM Newspaper