Former Super Eagles striker, Daniel Amokachi has been appointed as the Special Assistant on Sports to President Mohammadu Buhari.
His appointment is effective 11th of August, 2020 as contained in a letter dated August 17th 2020, signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.
As Special Assistant on Sports, Amokachi is expected to advise the President on all sports matters.
The Former Everton of England player was earlier in the year named Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.
Amokachi nicknamed “The Bull’ began his career in Kaduna with Ranchers Bees Football club of Kaduna.
He later played for Club Brugge of Belgium, Besiktas of Turkey, Everton of England and Colorado Rapids. He was thrice voted the third-best player in Africa.
He played in three World Cup finals, won two nations cup gold as a player and Assistant Coach, to the late Stephen Keshi, Austin Eguavoen, Samson Siasia, and Lars Largerback.
He had also coached the U-23 National Team to WAFU Gold medal,
He also won Gold in the Football event of the Atlanta 1996 Olympics.