Former Super Eagles Striker Amokachi Has Been Appointed SA to President Buhari on Sports


President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Nigeria Football Legend and ex-Super Eagles Striker, Daniel Amokachi as a Special Assistant on Sports.

Minister of Youth and Sports Development on Thursday made the announcement in a press statement titled, ‘PMB appoints Amokachi Special Assistant, Sports’, and was signed by John Akanji, Special Adviser on media to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare.

The statement read in part;

“I am pleased to inform you that Mohammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved your appointment as Special Assistant on Sports. The appointment takes effect from the 11th of August, 2020.”

Daniel Owefin Amokachi popularly known as “The Bull” is a Nigerian former professional footballer, and former assistant manager of the Nigeria national football team.

He played many international matches for Nigeria and was part of the team that participated in the 1994 FIFA World Cup and  1998 FIFA World Cup and won the 1994 African Nations Cup. He also helped win the Olympic gold medal in 1996 scoring in the Gold Medal game itself against Argentina. 

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