Super Eagles Legend and Former Golden Eaglets Coach Emmanuel Amunike has been confirmed as the new head Coach of the Tanzanian national team.
The 47-year-old Amunike penned a two-year deal to take over from Salum Mayanga, who was sacked for poor results.
The former Super Eagles and Barcelona forward led Nigeria U-17 team to World Cup glory in 2015 and has managed several clubs including Sudan’s Al Khartoum, Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hazm amongst others.
Amunike’s top target will be to attempt to get the Taifa Stars Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track.
Tanzania are in group L of the 2019 Afcon qualifiers alongside Uganda, Lesotho and Cape Verde.
They are currently joint second in the group standing with Lesotho after both teams played out 1-1 draw in the first round of matches.
Uganda leads the group with three points as they defeated Cape Verde away from home.
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