By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Former Olympic Eagles star Micheal Nsien will take charge of the United States of America U-16 men’s team.

Nsien was appointed by the United States Soccer Federation after four seasons in charge of FC Tulsa in the USL Championship, where he led the club to the most successful period in its history

The 41-year-old also once coached Tulsa Roughnecks.

Nsien also for LA Galaxy and Portland Timbers in the Major League Soccer.

“It’s a privilege to join U.S. Soccer as head coach of the U-16 Men’s Youth National Team,” he told the USSF official website.

“The chance to work with the leaders of the sport in our country is an incredible opportunity. I’m excited for the chance to help guide our nation’s best up-and-coming players as they launch their careers.”

Usien will lead the team for the first time at the Football Federations Cup which will be hosted by Spain from November 16-28.