Coach of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Plateau United, Kennedy Boboye has declared himself qualified to handle Nigeria’s Olympic team.


Speaking with in Abuja, Boboye said: “I am here for the interview on national assignment. I pray it comes to me because it will be a dream come true for me.

“Every coach wants a national team job, so I am not an exception” the Plateau United coach confirmed.


He continued: “I hope I get the U-23 job because I have all it takes to coach a national side, so I am up for the challenge.”

Boboye’s club sit at the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League and are on the verge of sealing an historic premier league crown. When asked if playing in the CAF Champions League with Plateau United was not enough motivation to stay with the Jos-based side, he posited:

“It is my dream job and if I am given the job, I will gladly leave Plateau United and allow another person continue from where I stopped.”

The former national team player was one of 57 coaches interviewed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja for the vacant national team job.