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‘I Will Take Up Super Eagles Job If Called Upon Again’ –Eguavoen

‘I Will Take Up Super Eagles Job If Called Upon Again’ –Eguavoen

Former Super Eagles interim coach, Austine Eguavoen has revealed that he would be delighted to manage the senior national team anytime he’s called up by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Nigeria failed to qualify for this year’s World Cup in Qatar after losing to the Black Stars of Ghana on the away goal rule last month.

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Speaking during SuperSports’ program, Monday Night Football, Eguavoen said he would take the opportunity to coach the Super Eagles again if he is called upon in the near future.

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“If there is still an opportunity for me, I will want to coach the Eagles again, but not at this moment, maybe later,” Eguavoen said.

“If I am called upon to lead the team again, I will definitely take up the job. I am still one of the good coaches in the country. I can still prove a point, it is just a matter of time.

“No regrets taking up the job. When you are called to serve the nation, I could not refuse them,” he added.

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  • Golden Child 4 months ago

    Good coach with 0 achievement! Oga Park.

     
    • Suleimon 4 months ago

      Don’t be silly. That man won an AFCON on bronze with less than 1 year on the saddle. And with only few days to AFCON2021, he assembled a team that shook the World when he was announced as the best coach of the group stage. We saw how we lost out of that tourney due to bad officiation (down to 10men to Iwobi unfortunate red card). Let’s give credit backed with facts.

       
      • Golden Child 4 months ago

        All you have said is shining light on Mediocrity. “Voted best Manager in the group stage” yet could not make it to the quarter finals of afcon. I am pretty sure the target set for him by his bosses was not just to win the Group at afcon. I am also sure the target set for him at the qualifiers was to get to the world cup but he failed miserably at both tasks. Trying so hard to validate failure. If those running had good heads on them, Eguavoen and he cohorts should not come anywhere near our football. To highlight the degree of failure,We were beating by a ramshackle Ghanian team. Pound for Pound on paper , we had the better players a

        It just goes to buttress the fact that these guys have no shame. Coach that dos not realize that His opponents have changed tactics. It is obvious we have not learnt anything from the debacle and as such another disappointment awaits on the horizon.

         
      • Dr. Drey 4 months ago

        Shook the world ke…?? Your brains must still be shaking from our failures at AFCON and the WCQ…..LMAoo.

        Nonsense.

        Let him go and be shaking his tv remote in his parlour while the rest of the shaken world battles it out in Qatar.

         
      • Do you know how much football has changed since that time? And he had never coached since then. C’mon man

         
  • Kinzy 4 months ago

    This man no get sense at all. He should go and rest, what he deserve is nnl division league. Coach with no tactics, no plan.

     
    • He should not even try to come close to any national team again

       
    • Ha ha ha just look at this coward… A coach who lost only 1 match out of 7 can’t be said to be with no sense. With all humility, Eguavoen deserves more than a coach. For me, he should go for Nff leadership.

       
      • As long as he is off the football pitch, I am happy. He can take up any other position he wants. But a coach or manager of the Super Eagles.

         
      • Mahmud Shuaib 4 months ago

        Hilarious
        For once I totally agree with the loud mouth. What yeye SHOOK?? A coach so dumb and clueless not to know his opponents have changed tactics as aptly and succintly stated by GOLDEN CHILD…if e near our national team again, na AMADIOHA go skin am alive. Nonsense and ingredients.

        The mumu had AMOO marooned to the bench

        Had IGHALO..(We screamed he had no business in the team but EGUAPALACE (apologies EDOMAN) invited him at the expense of red hot AWONIYI only to leave him on the bench for 80 mins.

        We needed more creativity and he kept throwing up strange bed fellows.

        ONYEKA out, bring in AMOO and withdraw ARIBO to Central Midfield

        Remove DENNIS and bring on IHEANACHO

         
  • Yinkus 4 months ago

    Akiiika, tipycal Nigerian. I will not be shocked if you were called ojare, it is a Nigerian way of doing things.

    After all we have many government officials whom have been indicted one way or the other and they are still serving.

    Some were unreluctantly booted after somemany noise from the public.

    Just continue to be loyaled to your oga ontop at the glass house.

    Yeye.

    Rip!!! Nigerian football.

     
    • Dr. Drey 4 months ago

      You took this straight out of my mouth.

      Watchout, in another 10 years he will be back.

      Or are they not trying to bring that coward twitter coach, Sunday Oliseh back too…?

      As if its only the 94 squad that played football or are coaching in Nigeria.

      People whose CVs cannot get them jobs anywhere else apart from the NFF.

      Oliseh applied for the Rwandan National Team Coaching job recently, he wasnt even called for interviews.

      These are the kinds of people we are clamouring for.

      Hypocrites will say a person who has coached Niger, Burkina Faso and Gabon and several clubs for several seasons was not good enough for Nigeria, but their jobless ex-internationals are always good enough….LMAOooo

      That 70th position where Rohr pulled us out from is still awaiting us if we cant learn to put racism and sectionalism aside and do the right things.

      Eguavoen will definitely surely be back….that’s Nigeria for you

       
  • Ayphillydegreat 4 months ago

    According to sources from the glass house. The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the NFF Executives met yesterday in Abuja. NFF Executive Members will be meeting in Abuja.

    A new coaching crew for the Super Eagles will be set up. The NFF has informed the Ministry that; They want to go for a foreign coach.

    The NFF are not interested in any member of the Class of 94 for now.

    The NFF won’t consider Sunday Oliseh as suggested by the Ministry. However, the direction isn’t clear yet.

    Ministry – Class of 94.

    NFF – Foreign coach as head with domestic coaches as assistants.

     
    • Greenturf 4 months ago

      Sunday Dare at it again!that man wants to completely destroy Nigerian football.
      Must he get involved in football matters??Let him leave the football authorities to run football in the country for goodness sake!

       
  • Gideon- S 4 months ago

    No shame at all…!
    Even heard Oliseh is on top of the list to handle Eagles again..
    Nff and sports minister is just on a mission to hot the fan’s..
    Keep repeating same mistake..

    Pls, we need a Fifa license “A” established foreign coach..

    Nff, should stop doing this to us!

     
    • sorry oga you are not shuabu amodu is only coach in Nigeria that they called so many times and makes it happen and never lead Nigeria to proper competition he qualified for .

       
  • Presh 4 months ago

    Please Cerezo go away.

     
  • M. Abbas 4 months ago

    I hope it is not the politics of 2023.

    Nigeria suddenly became a country where sincerity is on the flight to Ukraine and Afghanistan. With all sincerity, continuing with the present coaching team led by Eguavoen is 100% better to seeking for the unknown foreigner and the performance of which might be worst off. I don’t know which capacity Eguavoen will be given in the NFF at the moment but I would suggest he should be allowed to continue as the Super Eagles coach but Garba Lawal should join the crew. Let us win or lose practicing system of continuity instead of quick fix.

    My reasons are:
    1. He has struck a perfect understanding with the lads
    2. Members of his crew have bought into his philosophy and successes have been recorded.
    3. He lost only 1 match Out of the 7 matches supervised.
    I could go on. Meanwhile his excellent record shows he has more to offer given every necessary attention and incentives.

     
  • Chidi 4 months ago

    Honestly nigerians are the most difficult pple to please in this planet earth,during december 99% of fans here were calling for the sack of GR only d few wise ones saw this coming and stood their ground for GR to continue,even when picnic body language was saying other wise you people mounted pressure on him,called him names he had to succumd to ur pressure n sack a goodman,now we ve started like a confused people go for this go for that,you all tell me which top coach in his right senses will agree to come to nigeria?when d nff cant even pay GR his monthly salaries as at when due,d security situation in the country,d general state of d country,only average jobless coaches will take up the job,am not a fan of oliseh but d truth must be told he resigned because d nff were owing the players back log of match bonuses,go and check uptill now some of the bonuses n salaries have not been paid, ask keshi n amodu children if there late fathers arrears has been paid the answer is no,but during any compipetive match every nff board member will travel with the team wasting taxpayers money,in a nutshel oliseh is not SE problem but NFF,the day NFF follow international best practices we all we see our darling SE flourish oliseh is a tactical coach good enough for eagles,when he was d coach of SE how many matches did we loose?fans here are saying he abandoned the team when they needed him most how many of you can stand the inhuman treatment from NFF,GR they are paying in niara n when u convert it to dollars d money is peanut n yet the find it difficult to pay him ogbemi reason am na,i think oliseh is good for the job if those criminal at the glass house will do the right thing
    Picnic go quatar for WC draws e no concern am wether we qualify or not that alone tells us something

     
    • Presh 4 months ago

      My brother you have said it all, I supported Rohr all the way, and I saw how ungrateful fans here were insulting the man, they hailed Cerezo, now they killing him. NFF are the problem.

       
  • Chidi 4 months ago

    As for u Egu u no get shame at all what is he still doing as the technical directior he should be relieved of his duties,instead of u to go and improve yourself tactically u are here talking about coaching eagles again from 2006 till now u r still tactically zero that means u can never learn again check all d ghanian assistant coaches profile guess that y de outsmarted u dumb n block head man

     
  • Dennis 4 months ago

    Jimmyball and omo9ja can’t even raise their heads anymore. We are still waiting for the total football we were promised

     
  • KangA 4 months ago

    Grave damage has been done to Nigerian football due to the ineptitude and insensitivity of NFF. Instead of stepping back and taking stock of things that went wrong during the leadup to the atrocious decisions NFF took that plunged us into this crisis, they are now rushing to call Oliseh back. Wasn’t it Oliseh that abandoned the ship in turbulent water? He actually started the disaffection in the team by his arrogant attitude. How has he changed to merit a recall? Why is NFF so fixated on the class of ’94? I think it is sheer laziness–looking for the easy way out.

    Doesn’t a potentially fatal illness needs a very strong medicine? Nigerian soccer has reached a low ebb, and we can’t afford to let it slip back any further. This is the time to take remedial action–first aid, drastic resuscitation to restart the heart–otherwise, it goes kaput forever. This is not the time for Oliseh to mount a high horse and talk down on us. This time calls for a HIGH TICKET FOREIGN COACH to head the resuscitation team. Big businesses should open their purses. Anything less would be scratching the surface.

    We may deceive ourselves that we have time. Foul. AFCON “23 qualification bout is here in the corner. And others.

     
  • Pius Obemhen 4 months ago

    The moment we don’t have facts, we begin to make noise up and down.

    What thoae calling for the appointment of a foreign coach don’t know is that we have had them aplenty with little or nothing to show for it despite given many years to deliver. Eguavoen and his team are just 2 or 3 months in the job.

    Now let’s look at them together.

    Thijs Libregts (Holland) 1998-1999 began to manage Eagles in August 1998. He was relieved of his job after winning just two games in five matches in the build-up to the 2000 Nations Cup. Meaning Eguavoen has better credentials.

    Berti Vogts (Germany) 2007-2008. The German four-year contract abruptly ended 13 months later. He resigned following the poor outing of the Eagles at the 2008 Nations Cup in Ghana. A little before then, Eguavoen won an Afcon Bronze. That is another better credential.

    -Las Lagerback (Sweden) was appointed on the 26th of February 2010. He led Nigeria to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa despite the fact that it was the late Shuiabu Amodu that qualified the team. Nigeria had a poor performance in the World Cup. Nigeria was eliminated from the 2010 World Cup with just one point. Eguavoen will do better with a world cup bound team, at least he would have gone beyond group stage.

    Let me even forget about Rohr who was losing to smaller countries right here….

    I don’t have the ability to read the minds of the NFF members but las las a domestic coach remains the best and lasting option. And from every indication as backed with facts, Augustine Eguavoen who has been tested is the most qualified among the Super Eagles former football players. But he must adopt at least a 4 year Belgium blueprint to be successful. 1 year won’t be enough.

     
    • onwajunior 4 months ago

      You’re just listing coaches who had average performance. Do a comprehensive comparison of local vs foreign coaches the difference will be clear. The damage Eguavoen did in 2-3 months is equivalent to 10years damage!!! He shouldn’t go anywhere near the team. He has failed, in fact all those 9 coaches have failed Nigeria!!! I’m shocked he’s even granting interviews.

      I’ve used to believe that a local coach was the best for Nigeria, but after the back to back Afcon miss and all the biases (ethnic, tribal, religious, gender, color etc) that exist in our mind as Nigerians I changed my mind. Keshi for one would have done better than what he did at the WC if he hadn’t sold half of the team slots to the highest bidders. Oliseh on the other hand fought with everyone. The only thing Oliseh did that I liked was that he dumped NFF when they started playing around with his salary.

      Bottomline, local coaches have failed! We don’t need them for now. Let them win caf cups with our clubs then we can start looking at them.

       
  • Michael 4 months ago

    If I understand you clearly, you want the NFF to give Egu and his crew 4 years on the job instead of 2 weeks. I think 2 years should be enough to assess them. On the issue of local coaches, I fully align with you.

     
    • Kaulymt 4 months ago

      You are spot on. Why I think some few people are still bitter is because Uzoho failed to stop Thomas Partey low drive goal bound. I even felt so terribly bad but we must not throw away the baby with the bathe water. This is why I also want us to continue to support local content since we know it takes time to grind good results.

       
    • Yinkus 4 months ago

      @Micheal, I tell those are the mouth piece of NFF we are talking about.

      All the foreign coach He made mention of were hired under some uncleared certian ed conditioned.

      Many of those foreign coach were not the one who even assemble the players they took to tournament. Case lagerback readily comes to mind. Shuiabu qulify us only to be told His is not a world cup coach.
      1997-1998. Bonfre Jo abscon Nigeria job and then phillip trusie qualify us for world cup then only for NFF to bring bora at the eve of world cup. Only westerof enjoy that privilege of selecting players himself.

      When we say the NFF baord should all resign we have our reasons for saying that

       
  • Umanna Basse 4 months ago

    As much as possible, let’s do away with tribalism for once and go for facts to remain meaningful. So far, Cerezo has a better certificate but if there is another former player or local coach that is better, please bring him up to enable us assess him.

     
  • Chidi 4 months ago

    What about Egbo and Amuneke???

     
    • Damian 4 months ago

      Please stop being a tribalist. Let us talk with facts after all it is for the good of the country. Sunday Oliseh from Delta is better than those two.

       
      • How is Olise better than Egbo?
        How is Olise better than Amuneke?

         
  • MONKEY POST 4 months ago

    HOLY GHOST FIRE!!!!

     
  • pompei 4 months ago

    When problem and problem have a meeting, can a solution emerge?
    Can the coming together of 2 problems result in a solution?
    Problem 1: NFF
    Problem 2: Wazza Dazzler sports minister
    It’s amazing that individuals that should have tendered their resignation days ago are still holding nonsense meetings.
    Confusion, corruption, incompetence, ineptitude, nonchalance. The individuals in whose hands our football future lies have exhibited these qualities abundantly, landing us in football oblivion in the process. Now our football is down, but not yet out. With their yeye meetings, the way will be opened up to finally finish the job; reduce Nigerian football to obscurity, if not extinction.

     
  • Lollipops 4 months ago

    I nor blame “ Eguavoen” because In Nigeria, We don’t know how to “Say No, I can’t handle this job” even though we don’t have the ability or technical known- how to handle the job. The Same tsetse-fly when
    Bite them “ President Buhari and all Nigeria Governors na bite Eguavoen” – Bunch of Clowns.

     
    • Take the job and do what exactly. This man no get joy o fans fresh injury dey heal small small you still one put salt. Oga rest

       
  • I will continue to advocate for a domestic coach for our national team, especially since we have someone who could do the job if given full support. Mr. Sunday Oliseh surrounded with the right people can do the job. For the umpteenth time, I’m here saying let us do away with this our seeming inferior complicated thought-process. Let us face the challenge head-on and support and believe in our fellow Nigerian to deliver. For those of you living in North America, I’m sure you are aware from reading history that even some enslaved people in that part of the world were okay with being enslaved because they were being fed and clothed and therefore kicked against ending slavery. But a few courageous people stood up and fought to end it, believing they could think for themselves, provide for themselves among other things. It would not be wrong to say, that some of you on this forum living in that part of the world would have been living under different circumstances today if the views of the former had carried the day. Wise up!

     
  • Glory 4 months ago

    We Nigerians are the REAL PROBLEM, EVER PLAYING BLIND EYES TO THE MOST DEPLORABLE STATE OF THINGS IN OUR COUNTRY, DEPLORABLE STATE CAUSED BY,
    1) GREED
    2) FALSEHOOD
    3) CORRUPTION
    4) EGO
    5) MANIPULATION OF THE VULNERABLE
    6) DIVISION/ LACK OF UNITY ACROSS MANY SEGMENTS AS TRIBES, CLASS, CLANS, VILLAGES, INTEREST, AGE, REGION ETC
    7) PULL HIM DOWN TENDENCIES ALL TOWARDS RIDICULING PERCIEVED ENEMIES.
    8) I KNOW IT ALL, SO EVERYONE MUST LISTEN TO ME AND ME ONLY ATTITUDE.

    NOW I ASK MYSELF, WHO IS THAT DECENT/QUALITY FOREIGN MANAGER THAT WILL WANNA COME WORK IN NIGERIA AND DONT GET MESSED UP AFTER A WHILE? MAYBE ANOTHER ” HUNGRY READY TO ANSWER YES SIR FOREIGN MANAGER”. WHO JUST WANNA COME COLLECT ANOTHER HUGE PAYOUT, TAKING ADVANTAGE OF OUR VULNERABILITY IN ALWAYS INTERFERING IN SE MANAGERS JOB.
    WITH THE ABOVE FACT IN MIND, I WILL, SUPPORT, GOING FORWARD, WE STICK WITH OUR GOOD LOCAL COACHES, PREFERABLY, A COMBO OF ANY THREE OF OLISEH, EGBE , FINIDI, MANU GARBA ETC.. EGUAVOEN FAILED TO QUALIFY US, SO ALSO CLEMENCE WESTERHOF FAILED TO SECURE ONLY A DRAW IN YOUNDE TO QUALIFY US FOR ITALIA 90. BUT WE DIDNT KICK OUT WESTERHOF, WHO EVENTUALLY SUCCEEDED IN GIVING NIGERIA, ARGUABLY THE BEST SE TEAM EVER. CONTINUITY/SUPPORT WAS THE SECRET BEHIND WESTERHOF ACCOMPLISHING THAT FEAT.
    A QUALITY FOREIGN MANAGER WITH KNOWN PEDIGREE/PRESTIGE COULD HAVE BEEN MY CHOICE BUT THAT IS AN IMPOSSIBILITY WITH THE NIGERIAN WORKING TERRAIN.
    ROHR TOWARDS THE TAIL END BECAME ANYTHING BUT A BROKEN RECORD HENCE WE STARTED WITNESSING VERY STRANGE INVITATIONS THAT WERE VERY VERY UNLIKE THE ROHR WE KNEW FROM THE ONSET. THE RESULTS OF SUCH INVITATIONS WERE INCONSISTENT PERFORMANCES FROM OUR SE.
    SO IT BECAME EVIDENTLY CLEAR, ROHR HAD LOST CONTROL OF HIS DRESSING ROOM AS WAS ALSO CLAIMED BY SOME PLAYERS AND FEW OBSERVERS CLOSE TO THE TEAM.
    THOSE IGNORANT FANS THAT OPENED THE DOOR WIDE WITH THEIR BASELESS RANTING, FOR THE CRIMINALS OF NIGERIA FOOTBALL TO COME IN AND DEVOUR EVERY MOTIVATION ROHR HAD TOWARDS HIS JOB, I BELIEVE SHOULD BE HAPPY NOW.
    AGREED ROHR WAS NEVER THE BEST MANAGER OUT THERE, BUT WAS OUR BEST OPTION CONSIDERING THE STATE OF THINGS IN THIS COUNTRY.
    BUT THEN, WAS THE DECISION TO SACK HIM A GOOD ONE?. VERY TRICKY. BUT I PERSONALLY WILL SAY IT IS. BECAUSE ROHR AT THAT MOMENT WAS ALREADY DAMAGED PSYCHOLOGICALLY.
    FROM SOURCE CLOSE TO HIM AND HIS CREW THEN, HE WAS ACTUALLY NO LONGER IN ANY GOOD MOOD TO CONTINUE, AS TOO MANY INTERFERENCE WAS MAKING HIS JOB EXTREMELY DIFFICULT. SO YES NFF DID THE RIGHT THING TO ASK HIM TO LEAVE, THOUGH PINNICK, MOST FANS HERE ARE ACCUSING, DID EVERYTHING HE COULD TO KEEP ROHR BUT UNFORTUNATELY NFF IS A BODY WHILE HE PINNICK IS JUST AN INDIVIDUAL.
    THIS IS NOT TAKING ANYTHING AWAY FROM PINNICK’S ADMINISTRATION LETTING VAST MAJORITY OF FOOTBALL FANS DOWN BUT JUST STATING THE FACT.
    IN CIVILISED CLIMES, THE ENTIRE FOOTBALL HOUSE NEED NOT BE TOLD TO RESIGN, AS NOTHING GOOD SEEMS TO BE COMING OUT FROM THEM.
    WHILE HOPING THEY ALL HONOURABLY RESIGN SOONER THAN LATER, I PERSONALLY WONT BE EXPECTING ANYTHING DIFFERENT, AS IGNORANT FANS WILL EVER CONTINUE TO FLOCK SOCIAL MEDIA TO DISPLAY THEIR IGNORANCE TO THE FULL, THUS DESTABILISING WHOEVER THE NEW MANAGER WILL BE AS WELL AS THE PLAYERS SO LONG AS THEIR SHAMEFUL, SELFISH DESIRES ARE NOT SATISFIED.
    ONE BIG FACTOR THAT HELPED GHANA TO GET THAT TICKET AHEAD OF NIGERIA, WAS THEIR TOGETHERNESS. THE GREATEST PERCENTAGE OF GHANIANS PUT THEIR DIFFERENCES AWAY AND THEY ALL CAME TOGETHER TO STAND BY THE BLACK STARS, THE COACHING CREW, THEIR FA. BUT EVERY SOCIAL MEDIA YOU GO ON, IN THE COURSE OF THE TWO LEG FIXTURES AGAINST GHANA, ALL YOU SEE/ READ WERE, NIGERIANS WISHING THE COACHES TO FAIL, SIMPLY BECAUSE HE IS NOT A WHITE COACH OR ROHR. VERY SHAMEFUL, SELFISH, AND SICKENING. READING PEOPLE LIKE APHYILIDEGREAT, GREENTURF AND FEW OTHER DIE HARD SUPPORTERS OF ROHR LENDING SUPPORT TO THE SE UNDER EGUAVOEN ALL THROUGH TILL THE LAST GAME HELPED TO UNDERSTAND CLEARLY, THAT THEIR SUPPORT FOR SE HAS NEVER BEEN SELFISHLY MOTIVATED.
    AS LONG AS WE CONTINUE TO BE FIGHTING AGAINST ONE ANOTHER, WE WILL CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE SUCH DISAPPOINTMENT IN OUR SPORT. IT IS A KNOWN FACT, THAT A HOUSE DIVIDED AGAINST ITSELF CAN NEVER EVER STAND.

     
  • Those clamouring for foreign coach don’t seem to understand the Financial costs and implication of doing so. Do you have the huge Foreign currency to pay?

    Continuity is necessary and I don’t think Eguavoen is a bad coach. His players, particularly the goal keepers let him down and if they can work on this and beef up the midfield, he can go a long way with the team.

    An entirely new coach would have to start from scratch trying to know the SE players and would not know where attention is more needed to make a good team.

     
    • Amos Ekua 4 months ago

      We have only 3 months to the preparations for Afcon23, it will be wrong to start from the scratch because that will be a recipe to failure and besides, what happen to continuity?

       
    • Yinkus 4 months ago

      @Tony if your statement above was considered about having new coach that will start building another team entirelly is true, then rohr should have been left alone.

      Tell egu whom some of His people here have been busy commenting about his past achievements and trying to sell him again to us that he has failed.

      He bronze medal in 2006 is what we have been hearing like as if christian chuwku didn’t win it in 2004.
      Shuiabu did it 2002.
      That guy has numerous heart braking, heart pounding, heart shearing, heart piercing, heart wounding, heart daggering, heart poisoning and heart killing records.

       
  • ZikofAfrica 4 months ago

    I think our so called Nigerian coaches lacks experience. Come to think of it, what has Eguavoen got to flaunt as a coach? Is it sufficient to coach and fail Nigerians on three occasions still beat your chest as a good coach? My take is that the football administrators in this country are not serious otherwise they will employ an experienced and knowledgeable coach. They are only going for cheap coaches and breaking the heart of Nigerians. They are using Nigeria to project their image and football ambitions. It’s really sad.

     
  • Yinkus 4 months ago

    @Tony if your statement above was considered about having new coach that will start building another team entirelly is true, then rohr should have been left alone.

    Tell egu whom some of His people here have been busy commenting about his past achievements and trying to sell him again to us that he has failed.

    He bronze medal in 2006 is what we have been hearing like as if christian chuwku didn’t win it in 2004.
    Shuiabu did it 2002.
    That guy has numerous heart braking, heart pounding, heart shearing, heart piercing, heart wounding, heart daggering, heart poisoning and heart killing records.

     
  • Bomboy 4 months ago

    Eguavoen was a good player. I guess he is also a good administrator. But he is a very very bad coach!

    I am highly disappointed.

    I will forgive him for disgracing us against Ghana. But if he dares present himself as a potential coach again, I will ask my village witch to place a curse on him. Lolz

     
  • Collins king 4 months ago

    Shameful or shameless he goat ur shame dey shame me what have u achieve as coach of national team

     
  • Greenturf 4 months ago

    Our flying eagles are meant to start the world cup playoffs 9th may yet the team are yet to start screening and preparations for the game, every attention was on the the Ghana game neglecting our dear flying eagles.
    We might not present a team thereby getting walked over!

     
  • I took my time to read through the comments and I noticed a lot of strange names in the comment section. These strange names, I have never seen them before on CSN. I started seeing a couple of them after Ghana defeated us. But today, it has multiplied many folds.

    Even though these strangers want us to believe they are diverse and different people, from my observation, there is one thing that unites them. They have exactly the same message.
    What is their message?
    “Eguaveon is the best coach Nigeria has at the moment. There is need for continuity. The is need to support the local content policy of government. Egauveon didn’t lose to Ghana, our failure to qualify was because FIFA suddenly decided to use away goal rule. Eguaveon can’t enter the field and score goals. The players should be blamed for the loss. If Uzoho had saved that ball, we would have been on the plane to Qatar.”

    To be honest, the message as canvassed by these strangers, is the most foolish argument I have seen since 2022 started.
    I’m very aware that it is just one person that is writing all these but is using the strange names to promote and propagate the foolishness.

    There is no place I won’t say it, the NFF President and the Sports Minister are 100% responsible for our failure to qualify for WC. This is because of their poor decision making, cluelessness, and callousness which was expressly displayed when they removed a man who was poised to qualify us for WC and installed a puppet who doesn’t know his left from his right hand. Essentially, administrative wise, the NFF President and the Sports Minister are to be blamed 100% for the pains we are in right now.
    However, football and technical wise, Eguaveon is 100% to blame for our defeat to Ghana. Eguaveon is so clueless that he doesn’t know when and how best to use Iwobi. That is one of the major reasons why we lost against Tunisia.
    Apart from not knowing how to deploy Iwobi for best effect, Eguaveon doesn’t seem to get anything right…..tactics, formation, line up, substitions etc.
    The major reason why we lost against Ghana in Abuja is because of our lineup on the day. The formation was good. But the lineup undid us. Eguaveon started five very new players who doesn’t know their left from their right when it came to SE, African fooball, Nigeria, bad pitch etc. Very new players but he pushed them into a very deadly battle that requires well seasoned and experienced players. We started losing that match right from the first blast of the whistle.
    Ghana won, we were defeated, we lost, because Ghana scored us from open play but we couldn’t score until VAR presented us with a goft. If not for that penalty, we would not have scored any goal.
    At AFCON, when Tunisia won us, people blamed Iwobi for the red card and swore that if we were complete 11, we would have equalised and won the match. Against Ghana we were complete, but Ghana still won us and the new scapegoat is Uzoho. There is no doubt, Uzoho was at fault for that goal. Nobody blames Eguaveon for the goal. But I blame him for not coming up with a master plan that will make us score goals and win the match. 180 plus minutes of football(Kumasi plus Abuja) and we couldn’t score a single goal if not for the VAR gift. And you are saying I shouldn’t blame the coach?
    Equaveon is a failure. He failed in 2006. Failed again in 2012. Failed once again in 2020. And Failed woefully in 2022. It is only a failure that will want Eguaveon to continue as SE coach.

    This experiment and foolishness with SE ends with Eguaveon. No more foolishness and experimentations going forward.
    If Eguaveon leaves and the NFF President and the Sports Minister sit tight on their seats, we are going nowhere in football, because these two men have exhausted themselves. They don’t have any other good contribution to make to the progress of SE. They are failures. Any step they take is very likely to be a wrong one. Honestly, there is very high chances that they will get it wrong once again, if they employ a new coach. Instead of committing further blunders, these two men should resign just like Eguaveon has done. They have already done more than enough damage to the SE

     
  • KENNETH 4 months ago

    Oga Augustine you will always be welcomed back. To hell with those who feel you not competent in your job. Almighty Mancini lost to North Macedonia, we didn’t hear anyone clamoring for him to be fired. Let the NFF give you more time like they did for Rorh and lets see if you wouldn’t perform. The truth is we overhype certain players who have no business in the National team. We have players within Nigeria that can also be included in the National team. The game against Ghana clearly shows you don’t have to play in a Top league to win games. north macedonia is an example.

    Lets start looking for players at home to groom. keshi did and next you hear he was collecting bribe. till date the fools can’t present one evidence to back up there claims. Bunch of cowards

     
  • Yinkus 4 months ago

    @kenneth, Almighty mancini just won European national league with same set of players so His case is far better compare to egu.

    If you watch that game, Italy was the better side who created Chances upon chances.

    On the ideal of using home base, rohr has been using foreign base and qualification wasn’t a problem for us at all.

    We know some of you guys here are paid mouth piece of egu and NFF. So there is no amount of words from you guys that will carpet the truth of the situation.

    Let egu go and reaccess himself. He has let Nigerian down

     
    • KENNETH 4 months ago

      So why didn’t they win, at least we created some chances too. Oga abeg go park somewhere mouth piece for who. Is it Eguaveon that would enter field and mark partey. Leave eguavoen alone, he is blameless in the game. Your players character was nothing to write home about. They were just not hungry.

       
  • Sunnyb 4 months ago

    Stupid man, you will never coach eagles again in this world, u can apply to coach the eagles of Muda, Okparaji, Oliha. Shameless man, only in Nigeria we celebrate failures.

     
  • Edoman 4 months ago

    so-called minister of sport is a mad man.

     
  • Oyewole Sunday Oludayo 4 months ago

    Who will call you upon…..you are a dessaster to national football in Nigeria