Finidi names two foreigners, Amokachi, Baruwa as assistant coaches

Finidi named his assistants on Monday, May 13 at his unveiling as Super Eagles Head Coach by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Abuja.

The names of the two foreign assistants will be announced before the Super Eagles play their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixtures against Bafana Bafana of South Africa and Squirrels of Benin.

He also retained Olatunji Baruwa, the goalkeeper’s trainer under the previous head coach, Jose Peseiro.

In order to focus on his new role, the former Ajax player formally resigned from his position as head coach of Enyimba on Sunday, May 12.