The former Burkina Faso handler also opined that the Super Eagles are pitched against tough teams in Russia, saying a lot of work must be done to put the team in shape ahead of the Mundial
Browsing: Emmanuel Amuneke
Amuneke, who was on a two-year contract with the Sudanese side, confirmed the development on a Lagos-based radio on Wednesday.
Former African Footballer of the Year, Emmanuel Amuneke, was the immediate past handler of the team
Amuneke will work as the new head coach for the Al Khartoum Watani in the forthcoming season.
Amuneke, 30, has been playing for Ballymena & Provincial Football League club Ballynure Old Boys this season
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke’s side, much used to winning, asked so many questions of the Sudanese defence early on
For the first time in four matches, the Emmanuel Amuneke-tutored side failed to find the back of the net, but they gave the fans plenty to savour in 90 minutes against a very good Dreams FC of Makurdi
Tournament goleador, Victor Osimhen, opened the floodgate of goals in an exciting match that was watched by cheering spectators, among them Nigeria Football Federation 2nd Vice President/LMC Chairman, Shehu Dikko, and NFF Assistant Technical Directors, Siji Lagunju and Rafiu Yusuf
Amuneke has called for open screening between April 7 and 9 before a group of 30 invited players will arrive camp in Abuja on April 11.
Team Secretary, Ibrahim Aliyu Lawal, informed that 30 invited players will be camped at the Serob Legacy Hotel in the Federal Capital Territory ahead of the first leg of the fixture scheduled for Bujumbura on the weekend of May 20 to 22
Ahead of the Nigeria encounter against Egypt, the Super Eagles assistant coach confirmed he watched Arsenal’s match against Barcelona, where Egypt’s Mohamed Elneny scored a cracking goal for Arsenal at the Camp Nou.
“NFF has agreed that Amuneke will remain to nurture the next Golden Eaglets, which will start preparing for the 2017 African and world championships by next year,” he said
The spectators included the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick; NFF Deputy General Secretary, Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme; and a pocket of Nigerian fans led by officials from Nigeria’s Embassy in Argentina, who came all the way from Buenos Aires
“We knew that Mali are technically very strong, have great individual players and are very fast
Nigeria head to Vina Del Mar on Sunday for an all-African final against continental champions, Mali, while Mexico will face off against Belgium in the match for third place earlier the same day
Twenty-eight years after what was called the ‘Chile Debacle’ by a section of the Nigerian media, the Golden Eaglets will hoist the Nigerian flag in Concepción yet again for a crunch semi-final match against Mexico at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, with the winner guaranteed a slot in the final match slated forSunday in Vina del Mar
The Aussies showed some remarkably tenacity to advance from the tournament’s supposed group of death, Group D, where they lost 1-4 to Germany, drew goalless with Mexico and edged Argentina 2-1.
This was courtesy of Victor Osimhen’s goal in the 20th minute, only for Croatia to score twice in the second half through Josip Brekalo and Karlo Majic in the 50th and 54th minutes respectively
“Tomorrow’s match against Chile is a crucial game and you must expect a dog fight,” hinted Amuneke. “But we must approach the match with discipline and responsibility; we must be ready to fight for 90 minutes
Amuneke added: “We added new players to the team that secured the ticket for Chile at the last African U-17 Nations Cup in Niger Republic and we believe this crop of players would give their best as we are the defending champions
Nigeria U-17 trainer, Emmanuel Amuneke, is upbeat about his team’s readiness to defend their crown at the FIFA U-17 World…