Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

President Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles striker, Daniel Amokachi as the nation’s Football Ambassador.

A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Presidential spokesman today, said as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador – a largely ceremonial role – Amokachi would 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 sports men and women.

Amokachi, a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that won the African Nations Cup in Tunisia, was also in the Nigerian Olympic Football Team to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics that won the Gold Medal.