The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced Manu Garba as head coach of the country’s U17s the Golden Eaglets, while Paul Aigbogun will take charge of the U20s and Salisu Yusuf heads the Olympic team.
In a statement on Monday, the NFF also named the coaching crew of all national teams except the Super Eagles, U20 women team, Falconets, and U17 women team, and Flamingoes.
Yusuf Salisu, coach of the home-based Super Eagles, will double as the U23 team coach. He will be assisted by El Kanemi gaffer, Imama Amapakabo, MFM’s Fidelis Ilechukwu, Plateau United’s Kennedy Boboye and Alloy Agu will serve as the goalkeeper trainer.
Yusuf Ahmed, NFF technical and development committee chairman, said the appointments are with immediate effect, and that his committee has done due diligence on all the names.
“All the coaches will be unveiled at a later date, alongside the coaching crews of the U20 and U17 girls that were appointed earlier as a result of their World Cup qualifying campaigns,” he said.
SUPER EAGLES B/OLYMPIC MEN TEAM
Salisu Yusuf (Head Coach); Imama Amapakabo; Kennedy Boboye; Fidelis Ilechukwu; Alloy Agu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U20 MEN (FLYING EAGLES)
Paul Aigbogun (Head Coach); Abdullahi Maikaba; Abubakar Bala; Hassan Abdallah (Scouting); Suleiman Shuaibu (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U17 BOYS TEAM (GOLDEN EAGLETS)
Manu Garba (Head Coach); Nduka Ugbade; Jolomi Atune Ali; Bunmi Haruna (Scouting); Abideen Baruwa Olatunji (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U15 BOYS TEAM (FUTURE EAGLES)
Alala Danladi Nasidi (Head Coach); Haruna Usman ‘Ilerika’; Ahmed Lawal Dankoli; Patrick Bassey (Scouting); Ernest Salolome (Goalkeepers’ Trainer)
U13 BOYS TEAM
Jolomi Atune Ali (Head Coach); Jude Agada; Abdullahi Umar Tyabo; Adewale Laloko (Scouting); Adeoye Onigbinde (Goalkeepers’ Trainer).