Biography of Augustine Eguavoen and Net worth

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Much should be exaggerated about Eguavoen, who coached several teams including his national teams to victories.
In our review of his career, family and net worth, we can’t fail to express the impressing outing he had for Gent football club.

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About Augustine Eguavoen

Augustine Owen Eguavoen is a former professional footballer who also had a successful managerial career and of recent coached the Nigeria national under-23 football team.

Profile Information

Full name: Augustine Owen Eguavoen

Date of birth: 19 August 1965

Place of birth: Sapele, Nigeria

Height: 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)

Playing position: Defender


Eguavoen began his career with a local club, ACB Lagos which he displayed some impressive performances that caught the eye of Gent to move for his signature in 1986. He went on to play for K.V. Kortrijk, CD Ourense, Sacramento Scorpions, Torpedo Moscow and finished his career in the Maltese league playing with Sliema Wanderers.

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International career

His country, Nigeria owe him thanks for contributing for the country’s first ever World Cup in 1994, and also lifting the African Nations Cup in the same year. That was a meritorious feat.

Coaching career

Eguavoen played last for Sliema Wanderers and to stay and begin his coaching career with the Maltese club.
The former back man was appointed to lead the team for the 2000–01 season which he guided the club to a 2nd-place finish.


The former super eagles defender was given the job as the caretaker coach of Nigeria in June, 2005 with his coaching staff including football elites like Samson Siasia, Daniel Amokachi and Ike Shorunmu which were very important to his job.

In June 2010, the Nigeria Football Federation asked Eguavoen to replace Swedish Lars Lagerbäck until he decide his future plans. He was brought in as caretaker manager but he was not all interested to take the role on a permanent basis.
Eguavoen was also appointed as the head coach of the Nigeria national under-23 football team in August 2010.
He expected his team would have a qualification for the 2012 London Olympic Games, but they were knocked out in the group stage. He resigned from his job on 5th December, 2011 following the failure to secure the Olympics ticket.

Eguavoen looked for a new challenge outside by seeing a move to South Africa Premier Soccer League side Black Leopards in March, 2008.

The former player services was also needed by Enyimba, as he lead them in the 2008–09 season. Eguavoen was head coach at Enyimba International in Aba, however he left soon after, leading them to a 3rd-place finish in league and winning the Federation Cup.

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On 27 October 2012 he was named manager of Sharks F.C. to allow John Obuh to concentrate on the Nigeria Under-20 team. He resigned however after seven games when the team started at the bottom of the table.
He signed in April 2013 to coach Nigeria National League side COD United.

Eguavoen was hired by the Edo State government in November 2013 to coach Bendel Insurance. He went to the club with the intent of getting them back to the Premier League.
He resigned resigned later to coach Gombe United F.C.

Augustine Eguavoen Net Worth

Eguavoen spent most of his football career as a coach of which he also had a good playing career. His involvement in football has made him to earn much.

Lets look at his net work – The estimated net worth for Augustine Eguavoen is estimated to be $2 million.

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