Check out “Official: Finidi will coach the Super Eagles against Mali and Ghana.” In an international friendly on Friday in Marrakech, the Super Eagles will take on West African arch-rivals Ghana, with former Nigerian attacker Finidi George occupying the chief’s corner in the dugout.

The 52-year-old former winger for Ajax Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Real Betis (Spain), who scored his first goal for his country on July 27, 1991, in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Burkina Faso at the National Stadium in Lagos, has been named by the NFF to take interim command while a squad of 22 players plays Ghana and Mali this month.

In addition to playing for Calabar Rovers and Sharks FC in the domestic scene prior to traveling to Europe, George made his debut in 1991. The renowned “goalsfather,” Rashidi Yekini (of blessed memory), scored one goal and provided four assists for him. On June 19, 1994, in Dallas, Texas, he also helped Yekini score Nigeria’s first-ever FIFA World Cup goal against Bulgaria.

In fact, George’s goal on October 8, 1993, in a pivotal qualifier in Algiers against hosts Algeria, was the one that sent Nigeria to her first FIFA World Cup finals. Nigeria advanced to the American finals after the game finished 1-1.

Official: Finidi will coach the Super Eagles against Mali and Ghana - allsportspredictions
Official: Finidi will coach the Super Eagles against Mali and Ghana—allsportspredictions

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Good Form For Super Eagles At Udinese For Okoye-Agu

Former Nigerian international Alloy Agu thinks Maduka Okoye, the goalkeeper for the Super Eagles, might return to the senior national team as a result of his stellar play at Udinese. “He ought to stay upbeat and have fun playing with Udinese.”

Remember that Okoye’s outstanding performances for the Zebras during the month earned him the Udinese February Player of the Month award? But according to Agu, who spoke with, if Okoye keeps up his current performance, the Super Eagles will definitely call him up.

“That Maduka Okoye has regained form with Udinese in the Serie A makes me very happy.” It’s not really easy but he’s been able to motivate himself which is progressively paying dividends for him. I’m proud of his consistency for Udinese, and I have no doubt that he will eventually be called up to the Super Eagles.

Good Form For Super Eagles At Udinese For Okoye , says Agu - allsportsprediction
Good Form For Super Eagles At Udinese For Okoye , says Agu, allsportsprediction

Before the Super Eagles and Black Stars friendly game, 13 players arrive at the camp.

In advance of Ghana’s forthcoming international friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles, thirteen players have arrived at the Black Stars training camp in Marrakech, Morocco.

Nigerian athletes are hoping to reserve a spot at FIFA 2022 in Qatar. Joseph Wollacott, Lawrence Ati-Zigi, Andre Ayew, Tariq Lamptey, and Antoine Semnyo are among the 13 players who have already reported to camp.

The others are Patrick Kpozo, Seidu Alidu, Ernest Nuamah, Jordan Ayew, Denis Odoi, Kassim Nuhu, Abdul Samed Salis, and Abdul Fatawu Issahaku. On Friday, March 22, 2024, the Black Stars and Super Eagles will resume their rivalry.

13 players hit Black Stars camp ahead Super Eagles friendly - allsportspredictions | Daily Post  Nigeria
13 players hit Black Stars camp ahead of the Super Eagles friendly—allsportspredictions | Daily Post Nigeria