Enyimba FC have unveiled former Nigeria international, Finidi George, as their new head coach.
In a social media post on Wednesday, the club confirmed the appointment with the caption, “How great is it to have a legend as an Elephant”.
NPFL: Enyimba unveil Finidi George as new head coach
The former Ajax and Real Betis winger, who replaces Fatai Osho whose contract expired at the end of August, joined the eight times Nigerian champions on a two-year contract.
The eight-time Nigerian champions finished second in the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). This means George and his team will play in the CAF Champions League next season.
George, a legend of Nigeria’s men’s senior national team, made 62 appearances for the Super Eagles during his illustrious playing career that lasted up to fifteen years. He a member of the squad that won the Africa Cup of Nations in 1994 and represented the country at two FIFA World Cups – the 1994 and 1998 editions.