One of the members of Nigeria’s famed golden age squad, the 1994 Super Eagles has been sacked by his French club.
He is Michael Emenalo who until the weekend was the sporting director of French side, Monaco. His sack came barely 24 hours after that of Thierry Henry, also a legend of the French 1998 World Cup winning side and Arsenal in the Premiership.
The sack of the due is as a result of chains of poor result that has left the Ligue 1 side sitting one point off the bottom of the table and have only managed to win three league games so far this season.
For Henry, a member of the Belgium coaching crew at the World Cup, he won just two league games as Monaco boss before he was given the chop on Friday.
Consequently, Leonardo Jardim was reappointed as manger three months after being sacked.
For Nigeria’s Emenalo, who as sporting director since joining the club from Chelsea in 2017, the Ligue 1 side terminated his appointment after just 20 games with the club.
The 53 year old former Super Eagles’ defender was reportedly to have fallen out with Monaco’s vice president, Vadim Vasilyev following Monaco’s poor run of form in the league.