NFF Shuns Finidi, Announces New Coach For Nigeria U17 Team ( Men & Women)


The Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) have announced the appointment of Abdullahi Maikaba as ‎the new coach of the Nigeria U17 male football team.


Despite reports linking former International Finidi George, the NFF announced Maikaba who presently handles Akwa United as the new coach alongside four others as his assistants.

Maikaba will be assisted by Abubakar Bala as his first assistant while Oluwafunsho Bunmi Haruna will work as his second a‎ssistant, and Baruwa Abideen will be in charge of the goalkeeping department as trainer.

The NFF also announced the appointment of Bala Nikyu as coach of the Women team with Toyin Ayinla as his first assistant while Ajuma Peter Otache got the job of second assistant, Christian Obi was also announced as the goalkeeper trainer.

Ade Emmanuel

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