Sav Straelen of the German Regionalliga West has hired Sunday Oliseh, a former captain of the Super Eagles, as their new head coach.
The 47-year-old former Nigerian international has already signed a one-year contract to manage the team and will begin work this week, according to the club’s president Hermann Tecklenburg.
“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 started his coaching career in Belgium with youth teams in the Belgian third division and was appointed the coach of RCS VISE Belgium in the Third Division during the 2014-15 season.
In 2015-16, Oliseh was named the coach of the Super Eagles. During his stint with the Super Eagles, he qualified the team for the Chan tournament in Rwanda, and also the group phase of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
The 47-year-old last managed Eredivisie club , Fortuna Sittard.