Exclusive – Ilechukwu Favourite For U17 Job, Finidi & Maikaba For U23, Manu Returns As U20 Coach


A member of the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sensationally revealed the early contenders for the national team jobs of the Nigeria national team.


Speaking on the condition of anonymity our source who was part of the panel that screened coaches interested in handling the various youth teams of Nigeria revealed the top contenders for the job.

” The process was thorough and demanding but we were able to do a good job in deciding on the potential coaches for the various national teams after yesterday’s screening and interviews “, he told Owngoalnigeria.com.

” For now we Fidelis Ilechukwu of MFM FC is the favourite for the U17, while there’s every tendency of Manu Garba and Nduka Ugbade ‎returning back to their post as U20 coaches.

” Finidi George and Abdul Maikaba are the favourites for the U23 job. We have forwarded our recommendations to the relevant authority and in few days time the official decision will be announced “.

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Ade Emmanuel