Emmanuel Amunike Flying Eagles coach is now being managed by Temple Management

TMC also has other sports personalities like Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo and Super Falcons player Ebi Onome.

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Emmanuel Amunike and Idris Olorunnimbe play Emmanuel Amunike signs with Temple Management Company (Temple Management Company)
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Flying Eagles coach Emmanuel Amunike has signed a management deal with Temple Management Company (TMC) as he aims to shift his focus on club football.

Amunike has been the head coach of the Flying Eagles of Nigeria since November 2015 a position he took after a stint as coach of the Golden Eaglets- Nigeria’s U-17.

As coach of the Golden Eaglets, the former Barcelona player guided Nigeria to the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup title.

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After coaching stints at Julius Berger and Ocean Boys all in Nigeria, Amunike is ready to try his hands in club football again.

As an ex-footballer, our career doesn’t end the day we retire as it is generally believed. Working with TMC will now help to open up other areas of opportunities that will help maximize my full potentials,” he said in a statement.

We are delighted to welcome Coach Amunike as our first football legend. As a player and a coach, he has achieved a great deal and continues to demonstrate his passion for football by grooming the future stars. Our objective is to work with him on enhancing his brand image and seek out global opportunities for him to further his coaching career,” Mr Koye Sowemimo (Head of Sports) TMC said.

TMC also has other sports personalities like Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo, Seye Ogunlewe (Athlete) and Super Falcons player Ebi Onome.

TMC also represents tennis teenage sensation, Marylove Edwards, Nigerian International Golf youngster, Georgia Oboh and Falconets', Sophia Omidiji.

Emmanuel Amunike and Temple Management Company team play Emmanuel Amunike with the Temple Management Company (Temple Management Company)

 

Amunike started his playing career in Nigeria where he had domestic success with Julius Berger.

He also had success with Zamalek SC. of Egypt before playing for the likes of Sporting Clube de Portugal, Benfica, Albacete Balompié and La Liga giants, Barcelona.

He was named the 1994 African Footballer of  the year after winning the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with Nigeria that same year.

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