Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari has hand picked Daniel Amokachi to serve as the nation’s football ambassador.
Muhammadu Buhari Senior Special Assistant (SSA) confirmed in a statement Amokachi is the Nigeria Football Ambassador. Amokachi’s duties will include development and scouting.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired Nigerian professional footballer, former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.
“As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador – a largely ceremonial role – Amokachi will assist the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to scout for talents, be part of processes to revive the country’s football development, as well as mentor young sports men and women,” said the official statement.
The statement concluded the note with a summary of Amokachi’s career profile: “Amokachi, a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that won the African Nations Cup in Tunisia, was also in the Nigerian Olympic Football Team to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics that won the Gold Medal.
“In addition to his football exploits in Europe, particularly in England where he won the FA Cup with Everton in 1995, Amokachi after retirement has managed Nasarawa United and Enyimba Football Club of Aba”, concluded the statement.
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