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Former Super Eagles Star Becomes First African Manager To Qualify Team For UEFA Champions League.

Former super Eagles Star and manager of an Albania club TF Tirana, Emmanuel Ndubuisi Egbo has qualified his team for the UEFA Champions league, becoming the first African coach to qualify a team for the UEFA Champions league.

In the Albania 25th top-flight league over the weekend, FK Tirana defeated Flamutari 2-0 to earn it side a slot in the UEFA Champions league qualifiers.

The ex-international was appointed manager of FK Tirana in December 2019 following the resignation of Julian Ahmtaj, when the team was 8th on the table.

Egbo played as a goalkeeper during his professional career, most notably representating FK Tirana, winning three trophies. He also played for the Nigerian national team, playing 12 matches and representating in two tournaments of African cup of Nations.

The 46-years old who played as a goalkeeper for Nitel Enugu, NEPA Lagos and Julius Berger also played for Tirana in 2001-2004, appearing in 157 matches.

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