Emmanuel Amuneke Joins Sudanese Club
Former Super Eagles star, Emmanuel Amuneke now has a new coaching job several months after he ended his stint as the Nigeria U-20 Flying Eagles coach.
Amuneke has been hired by Sudanese top division club Al Khartoum Watani as their new head coach for the forthcoming season.
Amuneke, who was unveiled Tuesday evening, signed a two-year deal at the club.
The former Super Eagles winger and Nigeria U-17s and U-20 coach, replaces Kwesi Appiah who took over the reins as Ghana’s head coach for the third time earlier in the year.
“Yes I have been appointed,” Complete Sports quoted Amuneke as saying.
“It’s a challenge for me and I believe my wealth of experience as a player and a coach will help the team.
“The target is a herculean one but we will try as much as we can to break the dominance of Al Merreikh and Al Hilal, who between them have won every league title since 1970 except in 1992.”
Al Khartoum Watani finished in fifth place last season but are presently sixth on the log with five matches to go.
Among other successes as a coach, Amuneke led Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to a fifth title at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup title in Chile.
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