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The coaching career of Owerri-West local Government Area,Imo state born Ex- international footballer and Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has taken a new turn for good with the recent signing by the Tanzanian Football Association as head coach of her national team.
The appointment would see the 1994 African footballer of the year take charge of the Taifa Stars and also, work to help his team get their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track.
The 47-year-old,Amuneke,put pen to paper for a two-year contract to take over from Salum Mayanga, who was recently relieved of his duties following poor results.
The first priority would be getting the Taifa Stars’s into a good position to qualify for the next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Before his appointment, Amuneke was an assistant coach at Saudi Premier League side Al-Hazm and left to be a scout for Manchester United. Amunike took over the head coaching duties at Julius Berger, a local club in Nigeria in 2008.He has also had a stint with the Nigeria’s junior national team and the Al Khartoum SC of sudan