• I hope NFF pay me while I’m alive, FIFA may still ban Nigeria, says Oliseh

    I hope NFF pay me while I’m alive, FIFA may still ban Nigeria, says Oliseh

    Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has revealed that he is still being owed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

    Oliseh and his assistant, Jean Francois Loscuito, resigned from their roles in February this year.

    The NFF are reportedly owing former Eagles bosses, the late Stephen Keshi and Amodu Shuaibu. And Oliseh has said he hopes they pay him before he dies.

    “Hope the NFF will pay coach Losciuto and myself the huge amounts they still owe us without litigation whilst we are […]

  • Sunday Oliseh invited at Bayern Munich, poses at Allianz Arena Stadium … see photos

    Sunday Oliseh invited at Bayern Munich, poses at Allianz Arena Stadium … see photos

    Embattled Sunday Oliseh who was axed as the manager of the National team, has been invited in Germany to observe a UEFA Champions league match.

     

    Former Coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh was pictured at Bayern Munich Stadium, Allianz Arena yesterday as the Bavarians take on Benfica for the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions league.

    The former FIFA official took to his Twitter page to share the photos and also disclosed that he made the trip on invitation by the […]

  • NFF, Pinnick’s failure started after the shoddy employment of Oliseh – Onigbinde gives details

    NFF, Pinnick’s failure started after the shoddy employment of Oliseh – Onigbinde gives details

    Former CAF and FIFA Technical Advisor, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has declared that the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, has failed Nigeria with the failure of his led board to qualify the senior national team, the Super Eagles, for two consecutive African Nations Cup competitions.

    Onigbinde, noted that, Amaju’s failure started with the shoddy employment of Sunday Oliseh as chief coach of the Eagles. “It was appalling to see the NFF president, make a private trip to England where […]

  • Why I called Oliseh Africa’s Guardiola – NFF boss shares reasons

    Why I called Oliseh Africa’s Guardiola – NFF boss shares reasons

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has insisted he does not have any regrets calling Sunday Oliseh Africa’s Pep Guardiola.

    Oliseh has been blamed in some quarters, for the Super Eagles’ failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

    The former national team captain was contracted last July, but decided to quit after a series of indifferent results, including a draw away to Tanzania in the AFCON qualifying series.

    “I have no regret calling Oliseh the […]

  • Oliseh can’t take Super Eagles to the World Cup – Clemens Westerhof, former Eagles Coach

    Oliseh can’t take Super Eagles to the World Cup – Clemens Westerhof, former Eagles Coach

    Former Nigeria head coach Clemens Westerhof, who won the 1994 African Cup of Nations title in Tunisia with the Super Eagles seems not convinced Sunday Oliseh would be the right man to lead the national team to the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. See Excerpts:

    “Congratulations, you beat Swaziland 2-0 in the return leg match of the preliminary round of the qualifiers,” Westerhof said.

    “But does that really call for celebration? Yes, there are no minnows in football but who are […]

  • Super Eagles departs Nigeria for Swaziland ahead World Cup Qualifier match … See Photos

    Super Eagles departs Nigeria for Swaziland ahead World Cup Qualifier match … See Photos

    Super Eagles players this morning departed Nigeria for Swaziland ahead of their World Cup qualifier match against Swaziland on Friday November 13th. Obafemi Martins, Kelechi Iheanacho, Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, John Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Shehu Abdullahi, Ezekiel Bassey, Moses Simon, Rabiu Ibrahim, Carl Ikeme, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Elderson Echiejile, Alex Iwobi, Godfrey Oboabona, Sylvester Igbonu, and others were on board the plane. SEE more

  • Coach Oliseh reveals  he’s not 100% fit

    Coach Oliseh reveals he’s not 100% fit

    Head coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh, has admitted he has not fully recovered from illness, which saw him flown out for medical attention in Belgium last month.

    Oliseh said he decided to return for the 2016 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Swaziland, because of the importance of the game.

    “I am not 100% fit but this is a crucial match and we have to give it our all; that is why I managed to be here,” he said.

    “The […]

  • Why Oliseh “kicked out” Victor Moses from Super Eagles

    Why Oliseh “kicked out” Victor Moses from Super Eagles

    Victor Moses was left out of next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Swaziland because he skipped Nigeria’s recent friendlies in Belgium, a top soccer official told africanFootball.com.

    Moses has impressed at West Ham, where is playing on loan from English Premier League giants, Chelsea, but angered coach Sunday Oliseh when he opted out of friendly matches against DR Congo and Cameroon as a precautionary measure against injury.

    “Oliseh was far from happy with Victor Moses when he withdrew from the friendlies […]

  • Oliseh invites Martins, other home-based professionals  for W’Cup qualifier against Swaziland

    Oliseh invites Martins, other home-based professionals for W’Cup qualifier against Swaziland

    Head Coach Sunday Oliseh has invited 23 players, including U.S-based Obafemi Martins and six home-based professionals, for the Super Eagles’ 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against Swaziland.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two-leg fixture will take place over four days next month.

    The first leg will hold in Lobamba on Friday, Nov. 13, while the return leg will be at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

    Martins, who has not featured for the […]

  • I still remain loyal, have nothing against Coach Oliseh – Emmanuel Emenike

    I still remain loyal, have nothing against Coach Oliseh – Emmanuel Emenike

    Emmanuel Emenike has insisted he has nothing against Sunday Oliseh, following his retirement from international football.

    The Al Ain striker announced he will no longer be available for selection by Nigeria last week. See Excerpts:

    “I have absolutely nothing against the coach (Oliseh),” Emenike said.

    “As for me, I still remain loyal to coach Sunday Oliseh and I want to believe he understands my decision.

    “My decision has nothing to do with the coach, who is a brave man, a technically sound person, my […]

  • NFF debunks rumours of Oliseh’s resignation

    NFF debunks rumours of Oliseh’s resignation

    Report gathered that President of the Nigeria Football federation (NFF) Melvin Amaju Pinnick has debunked claims in some quarters that Super Eagles chief coach Sunday oliseh has resigned from the plum job.

    Pinnick described the rumour that Oliseh resigned from the job hence his hurried movement out of the Eagles’ camp in Port Harcourt as another lie from the pit hell, enthused thus in a terse text message to SportingLife on Friday evening that: “How? not true.”

    SportingLife‘s further porbe on the […]