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Just in! Enyimba appoint Super Eagles legend, Finidi as new head coach

Enyimba of Aba have announced the appointment of former Nigeria international, Finidi George as the new head coach, going into the 2021/2022 season. 

The former Real Betis and Ajax winger, who was part of the 1996 UEFA Champions League-winning side, has joined the eight-time Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions on a two-year contract.

Former coach, Fatai Osho left the club in August after his contract expired, and the Aba elephant have made a “statement of intent” with the appointment of Finidi.

For a few weeks now, there have been several reports linking the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations winner to Enyimba, it is now confirmed that the former Ajax forward is the new head coach. 

A statement released on social media by Enyimba reads: “How great it is to have a legend as an Elephant.”

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