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Sports News of Wednesday, 15 September 2021


Enyimba unveils Finidi George as head coach

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Nigeria's football club, Enyimba FC, has officially declared Finidi George as their new head coach.

The confirmation of the former Super Eagles, Ajax and Real Betis winger as the new gaffer for the People’s Elephant was contained in an official statement released on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

Finidi signed a two-year contract with the club.

More about Finidi George

He made 62 appearances for the Super Eagles in an illustrious playing career that lasted 15 years.

He was a key member of the glorious era that won the Africa Cup of Nations in 1994 and represented the country at two FIFA World Cups – the 1994 and 1998 editions.

At club level, George won the UEFA Champions League with Ajax in 1995 and went on to play for Real Betis, RCD Mallorca and Ipswich Town.

His first official game as Enyimba head coach will be the CAF Confederation Cup second preliminary round fixture against Senegalese side Diambers FC in mid-October.