By Adeboye Amosu:
The Tanzania Football Federation have announced the appointment of former Nigerian winger, Emmanuel Amuneke as the new head coach of the Taifa Stars, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.
Amuneke penned a two-year contract with the TFF on Monday. His salary will be bankrolled by Serengeti Beer.
The former Barcelona winger immediate task will be to help the Taifa Stars qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
His first official game will be September 7th, 2019 AFCON qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.
Tanzania were held to a draw in Dar es Salaam by Lesotho in their first Group L clash.
“I’m ready for this big task. Tanzania is not one of the top footballing nation in Africa but I hope to transform the Taifa Stars to a good team,” Amuneke told CSN prior to his unveiling on Monday.
Amuneke who last handled Sudanese club, Al Khartoum SC was a member of the FIFA Tecchical Study group at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The 47-year-old was capped 27 times by Nigeria. He was a member of the Super Eagles side that won the 1994 AFCON title in Tunisia.