Sunday Oliseh Shortlisted For Rwanda National Team Job


Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh is one of nine coaches shortlisted for the vacant Rwanda national team, Amavubi job.

Oliseh (born 14 September 1974) is a Nigerian football manager and former player. In his active playing career, he played as a midfielder. He is widely regarded as one of the best African midfielders of all time.

Meanwhile, others who have also shown interest in the Rwanda assignment include Stephane Constantine (British):who had once coached the national football team.

The 59-year-old guided Amavubi to world number 64 in March 2015, the country’s best position in FIFA rankings.

Others shortlisted include French Alain Giresse, Sebastian Migne (French), Tony Hernandez (Spain), Gabriel Alegandro Burstein (Argentina), Hossam Mohamed El Badry (Eygpt), Ivan Hasek (Czech Republic), Arena Gugliermo (Switzerland) and Noel Tossi (France).

The new coach will replace Vincent Mashami whose contract expired at the start of this month.

Besides Rwanda, Constantine has managed the national sides of Nepal (1999-2001), India (2002-05), Malawi (2007-08) and Sudan in 2009. He was also the first team coach of the English Championship side Millwall for the 2005-06 season.

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