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Former Ethiopian coach Tom Sainfiet, Super Eagles’ caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf and Frenchman Paul Le Guen, who once coached Cameroon came top to be new Eagles’ coach. 

Following the release of over 20 football coaches willing to be new Super Eagles new head coach earlier today at the Glass House, the NFF Technical and Development Committee have shortlisted three and will meet the prospective coaches on Monday July 18 to interview before announcing the team’s new manager.

1.

Tom Sainfiet

Sainflet is a Belgian, he’s coached many African national teams including Ethiopia, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Togo, Photo: AFP

Age: 43

Profile: Coached the national teams of Namibia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Yemen, Malawi and Togo, and also worked with the Qatar U-17 side, Young Africans FC of Tanzania and Free State Stars FC in South Africa.

2.

Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf
Yusuf assisted former Super Eagles’ coaches Samson Siasia and late Stephen Keshi, and was caretaker coach for two friendlies which he won. Photo: NFF

Age: 54

Profile: Yusuf was capped by Nigeria at U20 level, won FA Cup titles with El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri as a player and coached top clubs Kano Pillars, El-Kanemi Warriors and Enyimba FC.

He assisted former Super Eagles’ coaches Samson Siasia and Stephen Keshi, and was caretaker coach for two friendlies that the Eagles won against Mali and Luxembourg in Europe at the end of May.

3.

Paul Le Guen

Paul Le Guen
Le Guen qualified the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon for 2010 FIFA World Cup won by Spain. Credit: TDL

Age: 52

Profile: Le Guen played for Brest, Nantes and Paris Saint Germain and won 17 caps for France, before coaching Rennes, Lyon, PSG (in France) and Glasgow Rangers (in Scotland). He qualified the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon for the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals and also coached Oman.

Author: Herbidex Teasler

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