Super Eagles´Head Coach, Shuaibu Amodu, just back from the 2010 African Nations Cup Draw in Angola, will on Tuesday lead his technical crew to a meeting with the technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation at the NFF Secretariat in Abuja .The 51-year-old, who has for the third time qualified Nigeria for World Cup football, will discuss his Angola 2010 Nations Cup programme with the technical committee, after the Eagles were lumped with reigning champions Egypt, Mozambique and Benin Republic in Group C of the tournament that takes place January 10-31. Amodu qualified Nigeria for the 2002 World Cup finals in Korea and Japan but was replaced months to the finals.

Coach, Shuaibu Amodu
Coach, Shuaibu Amodu

He also qualified the Supersand Eagles for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in 2006 but did not lead the team to the finals in Brazil. Amodu said after the Draw at the Talatona Convention Centre in Luanda on Friday that he has designed a programme which he believes will see the Eagles fully prepared for the competition, which will serve as a big test for their World Cup outing in the summer.

Nigeria play Egypt on January 12 and then tackle Benin Republic on January 16 in Benguela, before flying to Lubango to take on Mozambique four days later in the group phase.
Tuesday´s meeting will also have assistant coaches Daniel Amokachi and Fatai Amoo as well as Goalkeepers Trainer Aloy Agu in attendance.
The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation will meet on Wednesday, also at the NFF Secretariat. It is the Committee´s first meeting since Nigeria successfully qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals.


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