NFF Receive Over 400 Applications For The Vacant Super Eagles And Golden Eaglets Job

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The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, according to reports, has received over 400 applications from coaches who applied for the Super Eagles and Golden Eaglets jobs; reports.

Recall the NFF and Portuguese tactician,Jose Peseiro parted ways shortly after the 2023 Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Ivory Coast, where he led Nigeria to a silver medal finish.

According to José Peseiro , it was fun working for and serving the Nigerian people, and supporters of the Super Eagles.

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“Yesterday, we concluded our contract with the NFF. It was a pride and honor to coach the Super Eagles. It has been 22 months of immense dedication, sacrifice, emotion, and enormous enthusiasm. We feel a sense of fulfillment,” the 63-year-old wrote on his X handle.

“Guys, we are thankful; it has been a privilege to be part of this family. We will miss you, but we will always be there for you, no matter where you are. A big hug to all of you,” he added.

Over 400 coaches apply for the (NFF) Super Eagles and Golden Eaglets job

NPFLUpdates reported, that Rivers United Technical adviser Salisu Yusuf, former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi, Emmanuel Amuneke and many others have applied for the Super Eagles coaching job.

On the other hand, the Golden Eaglets may likely see another handler after the NFF listed it’s coaching department vacant

The last coach of the Golden Eaglets was a former FIFA world cup winner Nduka Ugbade; who led the team to a Knockout stages finish at the 2023 AFCON U-17 tournament.

Reports trending has it that Ugbade, alongside Manu Garba have also inquired and submitted their various CVs for an opportunity to head the Eaglets.

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Talking to, an agent close to the NFF said the federation has received close to “500 applications” for the national teams job.

With the humongous number of interested candidates, the Nigeria Football governing body may find the screening of all the candidates a herculean task.

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