Sunday Oliseh reveals why he resigned as Super Eagles coach.



Sunday Oliseh reveals why he resigned as Super Eagles coach.

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Former Super Eagles midfielder, Sunday Oliseh has revealed why he resigned as coach of the national team in 2016.


Oliseh made the revelation in an interview on Elegbete TV on YouTube, where he narrated the difficulties he faced during his tenure as the Super Eagles head coach

Sunday Oliseh was given the job to manage the Super Eagles in July 2015 and he left the position in February 2016.

The former Juventus midfielder said he resigned due to lack of support from his employers, the players and even the media.

“I coached the Super Eagles for fourteen games, won four, we lost only two games. One was a friendly against Congo in Belgium.

“After being unpaid for four months, and my assistants being unpaid for six months, and after me falling sick and not getting any support spending thousands of dollars to cure myself, and still being laughed at by some of your media friends for falling sick. I resigned because I didn’t get support.

“I left the job and Nigeria was still on track to qualify for the 2017 Nations Cup. Nigeria needed to beat Egypt and qualify,” Oliseh stated.

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