Coach of the victorious Golden Eaglets team, Emmanuel Amuneke has emerged as one of the nominees in the Coach of the Year category for the upcoming 2015 Glo-CAF Awards.
Amuneke led the Eaglets to victory in Chile where they defeated all-comers to emerge champions of the cadet tournament for an unprecedented fifth time.
Amuneke’s lads defeated African brothers, Mali in the final to win the 2015 edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
The former Super Eagles star who was also part of the backroom staff with the 2013 victorious Golden Eaglets squad have a rich list of other coaches to contend with in his category of nomination.
Those also listed in the Coach of the Year category includes; Baye Ba, (Mali, U17) Fawzi Benzarti, (Etoile Sportive de Sahel), Hervé Renard, (Cote d’ivore) and Patrice Carteron, (TP Mazembe)
As stated by organisers, the winners will be decided by votes from the CAF Football land Media Committees except Legend and Platinum awards, which are not subject to vote while Referee of the Year Award will be decided by the votes of CAF Refereeing Committee.
The winners will be announced at the Glo-CAF Awards Gala scheduled for Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria.