Finidi George suffers blow in bid for Super Eagles job as Enyimba lose to Remo Stars again

Finidi George's Enyimba have lost two of their last three matches.

Finidi George suffers blow in bid for Super Eagles job as Enyimba lose to Remo Stars again

Izuchukwu Akawor 18:50 - 13.03.2024

Remo Stars have completed the double against Super Eagles' Finidi George and his Enyimba side in the NPFL.

Finidi George's aspirations to lead the Super Eagles encountered a setback as his Enyimba side suffered a blow against Remo Stars in the NPFL.

Pulse Sports Nigeria reports that the former Ajax star, linked to the vacant managerial position, faced a daunting audition as Enyimba fell to a 1-0 defeat against the resilient Ikenne outfit on Wednesday.

Remo Stars do the double against Finidi George

Adams Olamilekan emerged as the hero for Remo Stars, stepping off the bench to net the decisive winner in the 71st minute, leaving Finidi's Enyimba licking their wounds.

The loss not only dented their title hopes but also marked a bitter double defeat to Remo this season, further extending their unbeaten streak against the Elephants to six matches.

Adams Olamilekan was the supersub for Remo Stars.
Remo Stars hero Adams Olamilekan celebrates his decisive winner. (Photo Credit: Remo Stars/X)

As Enyimba's fortunes dwindled, slipping from second to fifth on the log, Remo Stars soared to fourth, basking in the glory of their hard-fought victory.

For Finidi George, the blow comes at a crucial juncture, casting shadows over his rumoured interim stint with the Super Eagles.

Finid George could become the next Super Eagles manager.
Finidi George has impressed at Enyimba but can't find a way against Remo Stars.

With Jose Peseiro's departure leaving the national team seat vacant, speculation surrounds Finidi's potential leadership in the upcoming matches against Ghana and Mali.

However, Enyimba's stumble against Remo could raise questions about his readiness to command the Eagles' ship amid growing competition for the coveted role.

Remo Stars return to winning ways after that painful derby thrashing in Lagos. (Photo Credit: Remo/X)

As the Nigerian Football Federation seeks Peseiro's successor, Finidi George finds himself at a crossroads, grappling with Enyimba's setback while eyeing the national team reins.

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