Emmanuel Amuneke named Al Khartoum Watani coach

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has been named the coach of Sudanese club side Al Khartoum Watani, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports.

He said, “It’s a challenge for me and I believe my wealth of experience as a player and a coach will help the team.”

The former Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets coach replaces Kwesi Appiah who took over as Ghana’s head coach for the third time earlier in the year.

Earlier in June Amuneke had asked to be the coach of Egyptian Premier League side, Zamalek  according to club president, Mortada Mansour.

The list for the Zamalek job had former Wadi Degla coach Patrice Carteron, Romania’s Marius Sumudica and Portuguese Jose Romao.

“Amuneke contacted us officially asking to take charge of the team, but we are still discussing the matter,” Mansour told ON Sport  .

The former Barcelona winger featured – in 72 appearances scoring 26 times – for Zamalek during his illustrious playing career leading them to two domestic titles.