Former Nigerian international, Andrew Aikhoumogbe has revealed that Super Eagles Tuesday’s friendly game against Mali will serve as another strong audition for Finidi George to stake claim for the senior national team job on a permanent basis.

Recall that last Friday, Finidi passed his first game as Super Eagles interim coach when the team defeated the Black Stars of Ghana 2-1 in Morocco.

As Nigeria get set to confront Mali, Aikhoumogbe in a chat with stated that Finidi has the technical know-how to manage the Super Eagles.

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He also said that Tuesday’s game will serve as another audition for Finidi to convince those at the helm of affairs that he’s capable of handling the team.

“It is my desire to see an indigenous coach manage the Super Eagles. Yes, we have capable hands who can lead the team to success,

“One of them is Findi, who worked under Jose Peseiro and must have learnt from him. I was very happy seeing the Super eagles defeat Ghana under his watch as an interim coach. But I ant to believe Tuesday’s game against Mali will serve as another strong audition for him.

“If he wins, then I must suggest to those in the helm of affairs to look towards his direction and give him the opportunity to lead the team.”



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