Asanka Gurusinha named Nigeria Head Coach

2020-11-30 at 14:59

Former manager of the national team and World Cup winner Asanka Gurusinha has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Nigeria national team.

He is expected to take up the role tomorrow.

Duration of Gurusinha’s contract has not been announced to the media. Joshua Ayannaike is the national captain.

Before his appointment Gurusinha was the Manager of the High-Performance Centre of Sri Lanka Cricket.

In a statement the Nigeria Cricket Federation said, “Gurusinha has played and coached at the highest level. He has experience working with Sri Lanka and Australia. He understands what we are trying to achieve with our cricket in Nigeria especially with our elite team and grassroot development.”