Bereaved Amuneke gets big FIFA job

Emmanuel Amuneke

Amuneke speaks on first league win in Sudan – FCNaija World football governing body, FIFA, have named former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke as a member of their technical study group for the Russia 2018 World Cup. The 1996 Olympic Games soccer gold winner in Atlanta assisted Manu Garba in […]

World football governing body, FIFA, have named former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke as a member of their technical study group for the Russia 2018 World Cup.The 1996 Olympic Games soccer gold winner in Atlanta assisted Manu Garba in 2013 to win the FIFA U17 World Cup in Dubai.

In 2015, the former Zamalek of Egypt star headed the U17 Golden Eaglets coaching crew to retain the global silverware in Chile, drawing the attention of FIFA with Eaglets extraordinary scintillating play. “I’ve been notified. We’re filing the papers and I must commend FIFA for recognising me with such responsibility,” Amuneke told ScoreNigeria.The 1995 African Player of the Year will on Friday May 4, bury his 86-year-old father Nze Michael Amuneke at their family compound, Eziokele, Eziobodo in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State.

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