Sunday Oliseh, a legend of Nigerian football, is presently the head coach of German Regionalliga West team Sav Straelen.
Hermann Tecklenburg, the club’s president, confirmed the appointment.
According to him, the 47-year-old former Nigerian national team player has already signed a one-year deal to manage the team and will begin this week.
“Yes, Sunday Oliseh will be our new coach. A good 14 days ago we had delicious asparagus at the Straelener Hof,” president of the club Hermann Tecklenburg was quoted by waz.de.
“That was a good conversation. In the last 24 hours we were also able to discuss an employment contract until June 30, 2023. On Wednesday 21 June, Sunday will lead the first practice session. We look forward to working together.”
Oliseh began his coaching career in Belgium with young teams in the Belgian third division and was named the coach of RCS VISE Belgium in the Third Division for the 2014-15 season.
In 2015-16, Oliseh was chosen the coach of the Super Eagles. During his stay with the Super Eagles, he qualified the team for the Chan tournament in Rwanda, and also the group stages of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
The 47-year-old last managed Eredivisie team , Fortuna Sittard.