The 47-year-old signed a two-year deal to take over from Salum Mayanga who was shown the way out for poor results.
His first priority will be to get the Taifa Stars’ Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track after a faulty start. The Nigerian will now be in charge of the Taifa Stars and will attempt to get their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track.
Before the appointment of the 1994 African Player of the Year, Tanzania had hired and parted ways with four different coaches since 2014.
Amuneke will make his bow when Tanzania faces Uganda in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash on September 7, 2018.