• Salisu Yusuf signs N5m-a-month Eagles contract this week

    Salisu Yusuf signs N5m-a-month Eagles contract this week

    Officials have disclosed Salisu Yusuf will this week in Abuja sign a contract as Nigeria chief coach, which will pay him five million Naira monthly.

    The former Kano Pillars and Enyimba coach was to have signed his contract before the AFCON qualifier against Tanzania in Uyo this weekend, but top officials were overseas on official duties around that time.

    “The NFF president has said he should be in Abuja this week to sign his contract,” an official announced.

    Yusuf will, besides assisting Rohr, […]

  • No Super Eagles contract for Salisu Yusuf yet

    No Super Eagles contract for Salisu Yusuf yet

    Nigeria chief coach Salisu Yusuf has not secured a contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) several weeks after Gernot Rohr sealed his own deal.

    Before his appointment as the country’s chief coach, the 54-year-old Yusuf was assistant coach and then caretaker coach of the national team.

    He was on a salary of two million Naira a month before his latest appointment.

    An NFF official disclosed: “Salisu Yusuf was to have discussed and agreed on his own contract after he led the NPFL […]

  • Salisu Yusuf named new Super Eagles coach, following Paul Le Guen’s rejection of the job

    Salisu Yusuf named new Super Eagles coach, following Paul Le Guen’s rejection of the job

    The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has named Salisu Yusuf as the new Super Eagles Head Coach following Frenchman Paul Le Guen’s rejection of the job.

    The Technical and Development Committee of the NFF on Monday recommended to its executive committee that Le Guen be appointed Super Eagles Technical Adviser.

    The Frenchman claimed that he rejected the offer before his recommendation to the NFF executive committee. The NFF, however, in a communiqué after its executive committee meeting on Wednesday, […]

  • Super Eagles: Le Guen and Salisu Yusuf a ticking time bomb

    Super Eagles: Le Guen and Salisu Yusuf a ticking time bomb

    The Frenchman’s appointment comes as a big relief, but the NFF’s decision to choose his assistant could lead to disaster.

    Welcome, Paul Le Guen . What took you so long?

    The inevitability of his appointment as Super Eagles boss, a secret barely even concealed, was affirmed Monday by the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation. It will be ratified subject to the resolution of personal terms.

    It brings Nigerian football out of the dark, spiraling tunnel into which it has spun, relentlessly […]

  • Salisu Yusuf applies to boss Super Eagles

    Salisu Yusuf applies to boss Super Eagles

    Nigeria caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf has submitted his application to head the Super Eagles.

    Yusuf leads Nigeria league All Stars to Spain

    The technical committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced all interested coaches could apply for the post vacated by Sunday Oliseh in February.

    Fifty-four-year-old Yusuf, who has previously handled two of Nigeria’s top two clubs Kano Pillars and Enyimba, has assisted Stephen Keshi, Sunday Oliseh and Samson Siasia in the past one year.

    He has made it very clear he will […]