President Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

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President Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

President Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

An Ex Nigerian Professional Footballer, Daniel Amokachi, has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

The President through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement made available on Tuesday in Abuja.

Daniel Amokachi, who is popularly known as “The Bull”, was a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that was overall Champions of the African Nations Cup in Tunisia, was also in the Nigerian Olympic Football Team to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics that won the Gold Medal.

Mr Daniel Amokachi after he retired has managed Nasarawa United and Enyimba Football Club of Aba.

He also served as Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach.

With the large role assigned to him, Amokachi will help the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to scout for talents and be part of processes to revive the country’s football development.

President Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

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