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12 coaches apply for Super Eagles job

At least 12 coaches have applied to become the new Super Eagles head coach job.

The role is vacant since the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed the expiration of erstwhile handler, Jose Peseiro’s contract.

Among those that applied for the position are former Golden Eaglets and Tanzania coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, erstwhile Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh and one of Peseiro’s assistants, Finidi George.

Nigerian-American, Michael Nsien, who is currently the head coach of US U-19 team, Sylvanus Okpala, who was an assistant under the reign of Stephen Keshi and former head coach, Samson Siasia have also applied for the post.

Others who submitted their application are, Daniel Amokachi, Ndubuisi Egbo, Salisu Yusuf and Portuguese Antonio Conceicao.

The NFF is expected to name a new head coach for the Super Eagles before the team’s 2026 World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin Republic in June.

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