Yemi Olanrewaju replaces Finidi as Enyimba head coach

Enyimba have announced Yemi Olanrewaju as its new head coach for the remainder of the season following an opening.

The young tactician replaces Finidi George, who was recently appointed as the coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles following the exit of Jose Peseiro.

Yemi Olanrewaju replaces Finidi as Enyimba head coach

Olanrewaju’s appointment was contained in an statement on the club’s official website. He was previously an assistant to Finidi.

The statement reads; “In light of Coach George’s departure, Enyimba FC is pleased to announce the promotion of Assistant Coach Olanrewaju Yemi Daniel to the position of Head Coach until the end of the season. Coach Daniel has been an integral part of the coaching staff, demonstrating his commitment, expertise, and leadership qualities throughout his tenure.

“Currently pursuing his UEFA B license, Coach Daniel is dedicated to furthering his coaching education and bringing the latest techniques and strategies to Enyimba FC. His passion for the game and his continuous pursuit of excellence make him the ideal candidate to lead the team forward during this transition period.

“Coach Yemi Daniel will see out the remainder of the season, ensuring stability and continuity for Enyimba FC as they continue to compete. The club is confident in Coach Daniel’s abilities to lead the team to further success and achieve their goals.”