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Former Vandrezzer head coach succeeds Finidi George at Enyimba FC

Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) champions, Enyimba FC have officially announced a former Vandrezzer FC coach, Yemi Daniel as its replacement for Finidi George who was recently appointed head coach of Nigeria Super Eagles.

The new head coach announcement was made on Thursday, May 23, 2024.

Enyimba Football Club announced with mixed emotions the departure of Coach Finidi George, who has officially accepted a prestigious position with the Nigerian Super Eagles. Coach George has been an invaluable asset to the club during his tenure, and his contributions have been deeply appreciated.

Having joined Enyimba FC in 2021, Coach Finidi George swiftly made an indelible mark, leading the team to remarkable achievements. In just his second season in charge, he guided Enyimba FC to clinch the league title, showcasing his exceptional coaching prowess and strategic acumen.

Coach George’s departure marks the end of an era for Enyimba FC, but also signifies a new chapter in his illustrious career. His leadership, dedication, and passion for the game have left an enduring legacy at the club, inspiring players and fans alike.

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In light of Coach George’s departure, Enyimba FC is pleased to announce the promotion of Assistant Coach Olanrewaju Yemi Daniel to the position of Head Coach until the end of the season. Coach Daniel has been an integral part of the coaching staff, demonstrating his commitment, expertise, and leadership qualities throughout his tenure.

Enyimba FC head coach Yemi Daniel

Currently pursuing his UEFA B license, Coach Daniel is dedicated to furthering his coaching education and bringing the latest techniques and strategies to Enyimba FC. His passion for the game and his continuous pursuit of excellence make him the ideal candidate to lead the team forward during this transition period.

Coach Yemi Daniel will see out the remainder of the season, ensuring stability and continuity for Enyimba FC as they continue to compete. The club is confident in Coach Daniel’s abilities to lead the team to further success and achieve their goals.

Enyimba FC expresses its sincere gratitude to Coach Finidi George for his invaluable contributions and wishes him the very best in his new role with the Nigerian Super Eagles. The club also extends its congratulations to Coach Olanrewaju Yemi Daniel on his well-deserved promotion and looks forward to a promising future under his leadership.

Meanwhile, Coach Yemi was absent as Enyimba FC booked a President FA Cup Last 16 spot with a 1-0 win over FC ONE Rocket on Wednesday, May 22.

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