Founded in 1998, in Oulu, Hercules are a community-based and internationally-minded club in Oulu, northern Finland, just 200km south of the Arctic Circle.
“We are proud to work with him, as even in Finland Amokachi is well-known. He will bring new insight to our team because he saw it all during his career,” Hercules chairman, Juho Syrjä, said.
Newly-promoted Hercules have four months of pre-season training before their 2nd division debut.
Their part-time players are said to be used to temperatures of -25 at this time of the year, whereas in Amokachi’s hometown of Kaduna, the average January temperature is 27 degrees above zero.