Daniel Amokachi appointed technical director of JS Hercules of Finland

Ex-Super Eagles assistant coach Daniel Amokachi has been promoted to the position of technical director by his team JS Hercules of Finland.

The new position will broaden his job specification within and outside the club, according to the club board of directors.

Amokachi’s new position was announced in a statement on the club’s website.

It read: “In a decision that will change and expand the role Mr. Amokachi has within the Club, Hercules Board of Directors has met with Daniel and we’ve made a joint decision that he will continue with the position of Technical Director of JS Hercules.

“We’re always looking to take the Club forward and this decision has been made to better leverage our current international efforts.

“His work as a member of the Hercules family continues in a new capacity, where he can be of tremendous assistance with his strong personal brand and connections.

“This decision allows me to proceed with my media work and bring more global recognition to the club, where the coaching role limited me in some aspects from doing what I can do for the club to move forward,” Amokachi who became the club’s coach in January 2016 explained his new role.

Reacting to the development, Amokachi said: “It was hard for me and for the players but we all know that this is better for the team.

“I still go to the training sessions and I will continue to help them with one on one sessions to improve their football skills.”

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