NFF shuns Finidi, appoints Maikaba Nigeria U-17 team coach
The Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced the appointment of Abdullahi Maikaba as the new coach of the Nigeria U17 male football team. In spite of reports connecting previous International Finidi George, the NFF declared Maikaba who by and by handles Akwa United as the new mentor close by four others as his collaborators. Maikaba will be helped by Abubakar Bala as his first associate while Oluwafunsho Bunmi Haruna will act as his second a ssistant, and Baruwa Abideen will be responsible for the goalkeeping division as mentor. The NFF likewise declared the arrangement of Bala Nikyu as mentor of the Women group with Toyin Ayinla as his first collaborator while Ajuma Peter Otache landed the position of second aide, Christian Obi was additionally reported as the goalkeeper coach.