In a social media post, the club confirmed the appointment with a bit of excitement in the caption, “How great is it to have a legend as an Elephant”.
George has put pen to paper on a two-year contract with the Aba side.
He replaces Fatai Osho whose contract expired at the end of August.
The eight-time Nigerian champions finished second in the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
This means George and his new team will play in the lucrative CAF Champions League next season.
Euro 2020: Finidi George snubs England, predicts winners of tournament