Frenchman Paul Le Guen, 52, is now the new Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, he was named yesterday by Technical and Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, he will be assisted by Salisu Yusuf, who takes the role of Chief Coach.
Accordly to the nation, Frenchman Paul Le Guen, 52, steered the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon to the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals. He played for Brest, Nantes and Paris Saint Germain and won 17 caps for France, before coaching Rennes, Lyon, PSG (in France) and Glasgow Rangers (in Scotland). He also coached Oman respectively.
NFF Spokesman Paul Bassey, told thenff.com after the meeting at the NFF secretariat yesterday that Enugu Rangers gaffer Imama Amapakabo and former Super Eagles’ goalkeeper and skipper, Alloy Agu, who served as assistant coach and goalkeeper trainer for the games against Mali and Luxembourg in May, retain their places in the technical crew.
The new crew’s immediate challenge is a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania, as ample preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match away to Zambia on October 3.
NFF Board, also appointment of one-time Super Eagles’ assistant coach Bitrus Bewarang as the new NFF Technical Director. Bewarang, who is president of the Nigeria Football Coaches Association, will replace the late Coach Shaibu Amodu.
NFF committee also recommendation that former Super Eagles’ defender Nduka Ugbade be restored to the Under 17 National Team as assistant to Coach Manu Garba. said source”.