Vanguard (Lagos)

22 July 2013

Nigeria: Finidi Gets Mallorca Appointment

Former Nigerian international, Finidi George, has been appointed the Youth Team coach of Spanish La Liga side, Mallorca. The former Sharks winger, who made his Super Eagles debut in the 7-1 whitewash of Burkina Faso at the main bowl of the national stadium in Lagos in a Nations Cup qualifier, had played for Real Betis in Spain.

Finidi also played for Ajax Amsterdam, where he won the UEFA Champions League alongside Nwankwo Kanu. He also played in England with Ipswich Town.

Finidi also achieved a bit of world wide fame with his celebration at the 1994 FIFA World Cup, when he went an all fours like a dog urinating after scoring against Greece.

Finidi had taken time out to serve as an intern coach at Dutch side, FC Zwolle on the way to earning a coaching badge.

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