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President Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi As Ambassador

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of former Super Eagles player, Daniel Amokachi.

Reports says that Amokachi was appointed as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, recalled that 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.

The statement also noted that in addition to his football exploits in Europe, particularly in England where he won the FA Cup with Everton in 1995, Amokachi after retirement has managed Nasarawa United and Enyimba Football Club of Aba.

“As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador – a largely ceremonial role – Amokachi will 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 sportsmen and women,” Garba Shehu said.

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