Jo Bonfrere Endorses 1996 Olympics Star Amuneke for Vacant Super Eagles Job

Atlanta ’96 Olympics-winning mentor Jo Bonfrere has encouraged the Nigeria Football League to delegate Emmanuel Amuneke as the new super eagles coach, adding that the nation needn’t bother with an unfamiliar handler to lead the group, ioi news reports.

In the wake of directing Nigeria to a runner-up finish at the 2023 African Cup of Countries in Ivory Coast, Portuguese mentor, Jose Peseiro affirmed his flight as mentor of the Falcons after his agreement formally lapsed the month before. The NFF on Friday pronounced the position of the Falcon’s lead trainer empty while declaring that it was looking for another strategist for the group.

In an ad on its site calling for applications, the football overseeing body expressed the imminent Super Birds mentor ‘probably demonstrated insight at the first class degree of football.’

The 77-year-old Dutch says Amuneke is in a superior situation to lead the Birds. “Indeed, I concur Nigeria needs a nearby mentor right now. Not an outsider,” Bonfrere told VON. “Be that as it may, the nation will have all that to acquire on the off chance that the specialists ought to select Emmanuel Amuneke for the gig.

I know him quite well. “He has an exceptionally impressive mindset. He has the discipline and specialized astute to accomplish results. As a matter of fact, on the off chance that the League calls me to give specialized reinforcement to Amuneke, I will readily acknowledge the undertaking.

“I’m Dutchgerian. I functioned admirably with Nigerian players, winning extraordinary shrubs for the country. I follow Nigeria football, and I’m not content with the speed of her advancement. “The nation needs more speed, and of the multitude of neighborhood players I worked with some time ago, I will readily suggest Emmanuel Amuneke for the gig.”I will easily work with him in the background, and together, we will return Nigeria football to its radiant levels.”

As per writer, Osasu Obayiuwana, Amuneke, who was important for the group that won the gold decoration with Jo Bonfrere in 1996, has pronounced interest in the empty position.

 “1994 @CAF_Online #AFOTY .@AmunekeEmma9496, the previous @ZSCOfficial, @FCBarcelona and @NGSuperEagles player, has affirmed to me that he has placed himself in the rushing to be the following administrator of #Nigeria’s public group,’ he composed on his X record.

The previous Barcelona winger has a great CV as a player and a mentor. Besides coming out on top for championships in Egypt, Portugal, and Spain, Amuneke lifted the Africa Cup of Countries in 1994 and won the football gold award at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

The 53-year-old additionally drove the Brilliant Eaglets to win the 2015 U-17 World Cup two years after winning the prize as the group’s associate mentor. The previous Zamalek winger additionally directed the Tanzanian public group to the 2019 AFCON, the country’s first appearance at the competition in quite a while.

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