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Meet the 4 Nigerian Managers Who Have Coached European Football Clubs

1.    Sunday Oliseh

Sunday Oliseh played as a defensive midfielder during his playing days. Many people still remember his stunning strike against Spain in the 1998 world cup. Olise was appointed coach of the Nigerian national team, but things didn't really work out fine. He then travelled to the Netherlands where he became coach of Fortuna Sittard.

2.   Michael Emenalo

Retired Super Eagles player Michael Emenalo played for Rangers. A year before he was made Chelsea's technical director, he was made the assistant coach of the club. Emenalo later resigned as technical director and left Chelsea in the year 2017.

3. Daniel Amokachi

Daniel 'The Bull' Amokachi played for English club Everton. He retired quite early from professional football and then took to coaching. He has managed local clubs like Enyimba and Nasarrawa United and has also served as the assistant coach of the Super Eagles. Amokachi was made the coach of J's Hercules, a club based in Finland, in the year 2016.

4.    Maureen Madu

Maureen Madu became the first Nigerian woman to be appointed manager of a European football team. This happened when she was made head manager of Avaldsens 2, a women football club based in Norway.

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