Gurusinha appointed Nigerian coach
Former Sri Lanka World Cup winning team member Asanka Gurusinha has been appointed as Head Coach of Nigeria recently. Gurusinha who batted at number three in the 1996 World Cup final (and later migrated to Australia), was recruited by Sri Lanka Cricket and functioned as the Manager cum Selector of the Nation cricket team for a short period.
He was later transferred to the High-Performance Centre from where he bid adios to SLC.
Nigeria is planning to return to cricket after the pandemic, and are getting ready to play in the National Under-17 Tournament and National Sports Festival.