15th September, 2021
Ex-Super Eagle international, Finidi George has been named coach of Enyimba FC on a two-year contract.
The former Ajax player replaces Fatai Osho as head coach after his contract expired at the end of August.
Finidi George would oversee his first match in charge of the eight times Nigerian champions in mid-October when Eyinmba play Senegalese side Diambers FC in the CAF Confederation Cup second preliminary round fixture.
While reacting to his appointment, George said he has been appointed to make the team win.
“I have to say it’s a great opportunity for the club to have this confidence in me.
“I want to thank the chairman, the members of the board, and the supporters for even thinking about me. On my own part, I will be here to just work and do the job. It’s never going to be easy but I’m here to work and make the team win.”
The club chairman, Felix Anyansi Agwu, also said that the appointment marks a new chapter for the club.
“I believe that the time has come for us as a club to open up a new chapter, a chapter that will showcase the many hardwork that has been going on behind the scene and usher in lots of success.
Finidi George is regarded as a legendary Nigerian player having been a key player of the glorious era that won the Africa Cup of Nations in 1994.
He also represented the country at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World Cups.
He made 62 appearances for the Super Eagles.