Eguavoen, Aigbogun To Lead Eagles To Mexico
It is now clear Former Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun and his boss at the Technical Department of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF Austin Eguavoen picked the 25-man squad of NPFL players who will take on Mexico in a friendly next month.
Information gathered at NFF headquarters reveals that the team will be led by NFF technical director and former Super Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen.
Eguavoen will be in charge of the team with Aigbogun serving as his assistant, an official disclosed.
Curiously, Super Eagles assistant coach Joseph Yobo has not been mentioned as part of this arrangement.
Yobo status in the national team remains very uncertain after his absence at the Super Eagles recent friendlies against Cameroon in Austria could not be explained.
It was gathered that scouting of players for falls under Aigbogun and who is a Deputy Technical Director at NFF.
Rohr himself appears to have “washed his hands” off the team after he insisted he was “only an adviser” and will not be the one to lead them out against Mexico, who are ranked 11th in the world by FIFA.