President Muhammadu Buhari appointed former Super Eagles player, Daniel Amokachi as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.
Daily Tells Nigeria reports that Amokachi’s appointment as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador was approved by President Buhari.
Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, remembered that Amokachi, a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that won the African Nations Cup in Tunisia.
And also, in the Nigerian Olympic Football Team to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics that won the Gold Medal.
In his Statement he also noted that Amokachi’s 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.
“… 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 sportsmen and women,” Garba Shehu said