Finidi gets new appointment

Finidi gets new appointment
July 03 10:32 2024 Print This Article

Information reaching the news desk of has it that former Super Eagles head coach, Finidi George has been appointed as the new head coach of his home town club and Nigeria Premier Football League club Rivers United.

According to the report monitored in pnosports, the appointment has been ratified by Rivers State Governor, Sim Fubara.

Finidi George, 54-year-old will be unveiled by the Port Harcourt club on Thursday.

Rivers United have been searching for a new head coach following the sacking of long-standing tactician Stanley Eguma towards the end of last season.

Eguma’s assistant Evans Ogenyi took charge of the team for the remainder of the campaign.

Former Ajax winger Finidi led Enyimba to win the NPFL championship the previous season before he was appointed Super Eagles coach in May.

Finidi George resigned his appointment as Super Eagles head coach after the NFF decided to appoint a foreign coach to boss him following a 1-1 home draw with South Africa and a shock loss to Benin in 2026 World Cup qualifiers.

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