The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday approved the recommendation of its Technical and Development Sub-Committee for the appointment of Salisu Yusuf as the Head Coach of the Super Eagles B (CHAN team) as well as the U23 (Olympics) team.
The NFF confirmed this in a post via its website today.
Yusuf will be assisted by coaches, Kennedy Boboye, Fatai Osho, Fidelis Ikechukwu and Abubakar Bala Mohammed; Ike Shorounmu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer) and Suleiman Shuaibu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer 2) and Eboboritse Uwejamomere (Match Analyst).
In other appointments, Ladan Bosso keeps his position as Head Coach of the U20 male team.
Bosso will be assisted by coaches, Fatai Amao, Oladuni Oyekale, Jolomi Attune Alli, and Baruwa Olatunji Abideen (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
For the U17 male team, Nduka Ugbade was named Head Coach of the Golden Eaglets.
Ugbade will be assisted by coaches, Ahmad Lawal Dankoli, Omoniyi Haruna Ilerika, Yemi Daniel, and; Mohammed Nasiru Isah (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).
For the U13/15 male team, Patrick Bassey will be Head Coach and will work with assistant coaches Abdullahi Tyabo Umar, Mohammed Kalli Kachalla, Ifeanyi Uba, Mohammed Kwairanga and; Abubakar Abdullahi (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).
The NFF also disclosed that a new Head Coach for the Super Eagles will be announced and officially unveiled once the processes for his engagement and contract signing are concluded.
This is coming one week after the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had mandated the federation’s sub-committees to “within the next five days” recommend a new coaching crew for the Super Eagles.