Daniel Amokachi Delivers Strong Statement on NFF Hiring Foreign Coach For Super Eagles
- Daniel Amokachi has made it clear that a foreign coach won't solve all the issues in the Super Eagles team
- Nigerian football eggheads are on the verge of naming a new gaffer for the Super Eagles ahead of the friendly against Mexico
- Former Nigeria international Augustine Eguavoen and his crew failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup
Daniel Amokachi has emphatically stated that hiring a foreign coach for the Super Eagles of Nigeria will not solve all the problems in the national team.
Following the disengagement of Augustine Eguavoen as the Super Eagles gaffer, the Nigerian Football Federation are almost done to hire a foreign coach to be in charge of the team.
The Nigerian football chiefs have already named Kano Pillars' boss Salisu Yusuf and Enyimba handler Finidi George as assistants coaches in the Super Eagles.
Why was Augustine Eguavoen sacked by the NFF?
The Nigerian Football Federation decided to throw Eguavoen and his crew out of the Super Eagles following their failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
According to the report on GOAL, Daniel Amokachi explained that there is no solid developmental programme for young Nigerian footballers in which the national teams are suffering the consequences.
Daniel Amokachi's statement
“I said something about our over-reliance on Nigerian footballers in the diaspora which was misreported in the media.
“My point is that when you consistently rely on players developed and trained by other nations to play for you, then you have seriously failed in your important role of building the future stars.''
Pinnick makes shrewd statement after calls to resign as NFF president following World Cup failure
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick described himself as a soldier who never backs down even in tough situations.
Pinnick has faced criticisms from Nigerians after the Super Eagles failed in their bid to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup after they were eliminated by Ghana in the play-offs.
Amaju Pinnick makes shrewd statement after calls to resign as NFF President Following World Cup Failure
Some football enthusiasts have called for the NFF President to tender his resignation but Pinnick remains adamant and has promised to stay till the end of his tenure.
Super Eagles failed to qualify for their 7th World Cup appearance after they were held to a 1-1 draw at the Moshood Abiola Stadium by Ghana and got eliminated on the away goals rule.
Source: Sports Brief News