1. Finidi George. (Photo credit: Legit on Facebook). Finidi George was one of the few Nigerian players who got Ballon d'Or recognition during a period that could be described as the golden age of the country's football in the 90s. The former Ajax and Super Eagles winger was nominated for the award in 1995 after winning the Champions League and four other trophies.
On Thursday, Enyimba's new coach, Finidi George was received by Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu. The elated Governor extolled the former Super Eagles winger for his exploits in the Super Eagles. Among those who went on that visit was Finidi George's son The tall, fair Kevin accompanied his father to see the number one citizen of the state.
Finidi George's first game in charge proved to be a success as Enyimba International Football Club ran out winners in a game played in a rather slow tempo in Krisdera Hotel Stadium against Uchecaria on Saturday morning. The friendly game provided the Super Eagles legend with an opportunity to assess his team for preseason and would have given him an opportunity to see some of the new signings in action.
The UEFA Champions League is a yearly club football competition sponsored by the Union of European Football Associations and contested by top-tier European clubs. It is organized by the Union of European Football Associations. It is presently one of the most prestigious club championships in European football, and it is contested by the national league champions of their respective national organizations, who compete against one other.
October 8 remains a memorable day for the Super Eagles and Nigerian fans. It is a day their dreams came true and a day that it was shattered. After many attempts, the Super Eagles qualified for their first FIFA World Cup on this day in 1993 After years of grooming his players, Clemence Westerhof was ready to unleash his fantastic Super Eagles on the world.
The UEFA Champions League is a yearly club football competition sponsored by the Union of European Football Associations and competed by top-division European clubs. It is currently one of the most prominent club competitions in European football, played by the national league champions of their national associations. However, in this article, I will be sharing with you 3 Nigerian footballers that have won Champion Leagues:
6. Finidi George (UEFA Champions League winner at Ajax Amsterdam) Finidi George, a former Calabar Rovers winger, made history when he helped Ajax Amsterdam win the Champions League in 1995, defeating AC Milan in the final with a 1-0 victory. During his playing days, George was a fantastic right midfielder who was a key member of the Dutch team.
Although the LMC has not released kick-off date for the 2021-2022 NPFL season, clubs have been busy signing players and coaches have moved too during the transfer window. We take a look at coaches and players who have joined new clubs in the transfer window Kalu Nweke joined Abia Warriors.
Finidi George got off to a good start as Enyimba's coach in style with a 1-0 victory over an impressive Diambers FC in Senegal. We take a look at highlights of Finidi's first competitive game as Enyimba's coach The team showed a different attitude towards away games.
The UEFA Champions League is one of the biggest football competitions in the entire universe. This is why so many football stars dream of winning the Champions League at least once before they retire. We also have a few Nigerian players who have won the UEFA Champions League title.
The 2021-2022 Nigeria Professional Football League season is expected to start this month and end in May. Hopefully, It will be exciting and devoid of money-related rancour, given the new financial muscle provided by new sponsors BET9JA, the betting company that recently firmed up a multi-year partnership deal with League Management Company.
According to Ajax legend Finidi George, Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo may win the 2021 Ballon D'Or Award. Together with Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski, the Portugal international is one of the most popular candidates in the list of 30 candidates announced by France.
Former Nigeria midfield enforcer, Moses Kpakor believes the Nigeria Professional Football League will get better with ex Nigeria internationals taking up coaching roles at clubs. *L-R: Finidi George and Eddy Lord Dombraye. The former BCC Lions player who was a key member of the Super Eagles as a home-based player, made this observation against the backdrop of poor performance of Nigerian clubs on the continent, and Finidi George and Eddy Lord Dombraye recently taken up coaching roles at Enyimba and Lobi Stars respectively.
On Wednesday, Enyimba finally unveiled former Super Eagles winger, Finidi George as the new coach of the side. This came after weeks of speculations in the media. For Finidi, it is a new terrain after he has spent many years abroad Fatai Osho left the People's Elephants in August and his departure left a void.
Enyimba Football Club of Aba announced Finidi George as the new technical adviser of the team on Wednesday. At the unveiling done in Aba, it was revealed that the former Super Eagles winger will be at the dugout of the Aba Elephants for the next two years. Olusolasportspedal looks at the challenges and expectations before him as he becomes the new man to pilots the affairs of the club from the dugout.
The head coach of Enyimba football club, Finidi George has expressed his delight after his boys emerged victorious in an away first leg second preliminary round CAF Confederation Cup against Diambars football club of Senegal. Enyimba got a late penalty at the 86th minute courtesy of Cyril Olisema after Gabriel Orok was brought down at the 18-yard box.
Super Eagles' former star Finidi George has been appointed by the Nigeria Professional Football League club, Enyimba FC as the new manager. Photo Credit: Twitter.com George signed a two-year contract with the eight-time Nigerian champions and replaces Fatai Osho whose contract expired at the end of August.
Former Nigeria international, Emeka Ezeugo, fears new Enyimba coach, Finidi George could be rubished and dumped by the club. The former Super Eagles ulitility ace congratulated his former Nigeria team-mate as he recalled how he was sacked at Abia Warriors without playing an official game, adding that the former Real Betis winger could suffer the same fate at Enyimba.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Swears-in New INEC Commissioners, Enyimba Appoints Finidi George As Coach.
President Buhari Swears-in New INEC Commissioners: The Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has sworn in new commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Photo Credit: Nigeria Newsdesk. The swearing-in ceremony took place on Wednesday morning in the Presidential Villa. The President also presided over a Federal Executive Council Meeting which had in attendance, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, AGF Abubakar Malami, Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, SGF Boss Mustapha amongst others.
The appointment of Finidi George as new coach of Enyimba represents a new chapter for the club, says chairman of the two-time CAF Champions League winners. Anyansi, who is unarguably the longest- serving club chairman in the country, said this after Wednesday's unveiling of the former Nigeria winger as head of their technical crew.