Former Arsenal and Super Eagles star Nwankwo Kanu has been appointed as the chairman of Nigeria Premier League Champions, Enyimba, Sportivationng.com reports.
The appointment was announced by the newly-elected Governorc of Abia State Alex Otti.
Kanu has taken over from Felix Anyansi-Agwu, who headed “The People’s Elephant” for 24 years during which the club won two CAF Champions League winners’ medals.
Kanu’s former Super Eagles teammate Finidi George coached state government-owned Enyimba to a record ninth league title last term and a place in next season’s CAF Champions League.
Former Flying Eagles coach, John Sam Obuh, who has recently been involved with the Roma Academy in Abuja, has also been named as the chairman of Abia Warriors.