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I’m Ready To Take Up Super Eagles Job If NFF Wants Me -Oliseh

I’m Ready To Take Up Super Eagles Job If NFF Wants Me -Oliseh

Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has expressed his readiness to contribute his quota to the growth and development of Nigerian football.

He made this known on Sunday in an interview on Channels TV Sports, where he debunked reports that he left the job of the senior national team due to voodoo.

Oliseh who played for Dutch side Ajax between 1997 and 1999, admitted that he would not hesitate to take another stint with Nigerian football.

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“My country is my country, nobody can take it from me. You can make any comment you want to make, but I am first [a] Nigerian before anything else,” the 1996 Olympic gold medalist said while featuring on Channels Sports. “So, if my country really needs me to help out and they ask me to come and do it, I will do it.”

“But I will not do it if I am giving the best of my knowledge for my country to work and somebody is just taking it ‘yes or no’ and then eventually we all fail,” Oliseh, a 1994 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winner, explained.

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  • Deee1 3 years ago

    Chiiiimmmmoooooo, hahahahaha!!! Ok now!!! that’s all I can say

  • @omo oshodi come and carry ur brother,pls oliseh can’t u go and prove how good u are by just pick up akwa utd to African glory,

  • Never and never. Lai ati lai. I will simply stop watching SE matches. The worst SE coach ever. Mighty temperamental, hot-headed, controversial and your team don’t play fantastic football. Just so average. I wonder what makes you think Nigerian football misses you as a coach.

    Oliseh stop dreaming. NFF, Nigerian fans, your former ex-internationals and even the current players, majority of them don’t want you. You’ve had your chance and we’ve crossed off your name. If any ex-international deserves a look-in now, they’re Amunike, Finidi, Egbo, Olofinjana etc.

  • Soup don cook finish, Mr Sunday Wan come use am chop apu.. Lol, make we ask u to pilot SE again and come use parachute to drop off the plane in the middle of the air? Lailai e no go happen again, we no go allow u abandon us.. Lol

  • we don’t want you to scatter the team again.

    Amunike is available.

  • Michel 3 years ago

    Oga we don’t want you again,you that will run away after 2 months

  • Edoman 3 years ago

    This guy is now jobless and therefore very desperate to get any job to foot his bills. To be begging your formal employers for a job which you absconded from clearly demonstrated how powerless and desperate and, perhaps, dejected he is in his life currently. The abuse, the inept altitude, the inexperienced character he showed while given the best job opportunity of a life time will never be forgotten by any football Administrators in Nigeria for a long time. Oliseh is thinking now that Nigerians would have forgotten so soon how he undercut/undermined the late Steve Keshi efforts in his job to set himself up to land Keshi’s job. We all remembered how the late Coach put a curse on this Oliseh before he passed. The whole Edo/Delter people joined Keshi at the time to affirm the bad omen then. Unfortunately, Steve Keshi is no more. Therefore the curses will never be redeemed and will hunt Oliseh until his dying days.

  • SAMUEL 3 years ago

    God forbid !!! Instead make Rohr continue for the next 20yrs.for Wetin naaaaa !!! Abeg park well

  • Ayphillydegreat 3 years ago

    SuperEagles coaching job is now the only job in the world??? Lmao!! Whatever happened to the African UnGuardiola?? Them no fit hire you for any club in Belgium again?? How about picking up a club in the NPFL to get your hands dirty? Or even in the NNL? You want to come and destroy the peace we’ve been enjoying in the SuperEagles camp after you abandoned the team in the middle of nowhere?? Abeg leave our SuperEagles alone your time don pass and you misused it. Coach SuperEagles kọ, go and coach your kids first. You shouldn’t even come anywhere close to the GoldenEaglets talk less of the almighty SuperEagles .

    • Oakfield 3 years ago

      No mind am. African guardiola that has been jobless since time imemorial. Make him go look for a job elsewhere if he thinks he’s good. The point is, nobody would even consider to employ him bcs of his bad reputation and that’s the reason why he’s jobless.

  • chuks haifa 3 years ago

    Abi this guy forget his cap for super eagles dressing room. We don’t want this guy again around super eagles, even for a free service.

  • Sunnyb 3 years ago

    We should check this guy accounts balances, I’m sure the funds availability are very low, Oliseh is coming to eat from the National cake, another pay and play in the making, Yeye people. Finidi will get the job before you.

  • Omo9ja 3 years ago

    My people please read Oliseh comment very carefully before you make your comment.

    This alone,

    “But I will not do it if I am giving the best of my knowledge for my country to work and somebody is just taking it ‘yes or no’ and then eventually we all fail,”

    If you are not part of the system, you can’t understand.

    The system is only working for the foriegners but not for the citizens.

    Oliseh is not perfect no doubt but NFF will act as if they don’t know what is going on.

    Ask yourself why Keshi resigned after winning the Afcon trophy in South Africa.

    Ask yourself why Manu Garba team failed at the under17 tournament.

    Why NFF wanted to hire Amunike as an assistant coach to compliments Oga Rohr’s effort?

    But Amunike the wise man turned down the offer because he knew that NFF wanted to used him.

    I’m not in support of Oliseh to return as Oga Rohr replacement instead, Amunike, Egbo, Marnu Gerba and Eguavoen are the best to represent Nigeria at the next Afcon and world in Qatar.

    Let see what Mr. Eguavoen can do with our home based team on Saturday against Mexico and see if he can prove a point against one of the best teams in the world with his new team that he managed to build in less than 10 days.

    If he proved his worth against Mexico then, Oga Rohr should vacate his position period. No time to waste time.

    Hmm. Ire o. God bless Nigeria!!!

  • pompei 3 years ago

    He came, he saw, he ran away.
    Now, he wants to come back again.
    Hmmm. Should he be given another chance? Some would say no. Others would say yes. Why not? The idea of him coming back again is quite interesting. Who knows, it just might happen in the near future.

  • Chris 3 years ago

    Oliseh has attitude problem, even though he has the technical prowess as a coach, he may not succeed because of his attitude. Dealing with people as a leader, you must have emotional intelligence as well as people’s skills as additions to your technical capabilities. It’s a NO for Oliseh.

  • If Cameroon Cote de voir dey ur group u go run again .I beg.

  • Chibuike 3 years ago

    Amunike is the only good coach we have in Nigeria

  • GLORY 3 years ago

    Oliseh remains a huge coaching talent Nigeria is failing to appreciate, anyone can take or leave it. Prophet are never honoured by their own, so I am not surprised by any such disreputable comments directed towards him. Honestly, Oliseh has himself to blame for this, because his continuous involvement in matters concerning Nigeria, where is not being appreciated is surely the reason. I can’t have a tenth of what Oliseh has and be wasting precious time with Nigeria matters. I’d rather go quietly to any small teams anywhere around the globe to enjoy what I love to do best. When it’s time for wilderness, best not to whistle in the nest, cos the eagle’ s ever preying. Late Keshi did that in the 80s as a footballer, when there was a gang up of NFA official to frustrate his career. He quietly left nigeria to cote d voire n then to Belgium to establish himself. Then after, same NFA n fans came rushing begging him to come play for nigeria, even hiring private jets on several occasions for him. He eventually became the big Boss. If a people don’t appreciate you, please don’t force it Oliseh, You are such a talented individual by my reckoning, stay away from the media and go somewhere else where you will be appreciated to strut your stuff. God bless to you Oliseh.

    • He needs to watch his attitude and temperament. He was like that as a footballer and then as a coach. There is a time to talk and a time to keep quiet. He needs wisdom. His skill as a coach will be destroyed because of this. He talks too much.

    • kenneth 3 years ago

      Abeg tell them, all this noise about he abandoned the job, maybe you need to go back to the reason he left. He is not like your PE teacher who is desperate for the job, or like alloy agu who is being owed 18 months salary. Please who in this day and age will want to work without his salary being paid for 6 months. He did mention that the environment was toxic, so what’s the crime in walking away from a toxic environment

      • Is it not the same toxic environment and toxic people still?
        The last time I checked pinnik and his board are still at the helm so wtf is oliseh talking about

        • Dr. Drey 3 years ago

          Help us ask the long-mouth. Its the same “toxic environment” he is begging to come back to now….LMAO…Bloody coward…and that onuku thinks that isnt desperation…LMAOoo. I guess it was also the toxic environment that made teams like Swaziland and Tanzania difficult for him to defeat…..LMAO. It must also be the toxic environment that made him retire our best goalkeeper and our best no 9 at that time. LMAooo

          Its under the same “toxic environment” the PE teacher has qualified for 3 straight tournaments with games to spare and moved the team 40 places up the FIFA rankings, yet we’ve enjoy peaceful atmosphere in SE camp for years…LMAO

  • The wY he handled the captaincy issue between Mikel and Musa was very bad. I ma not surprised when he ran away, Musa selflessly handed over captaincy to Mikel. Bad coach

    • GLORY 3 years ago

      I will critize him on that when Mikel starts coaching/manage our SE. There is a tacitly sordid mentality of Nigeria footballers especially the foreign based towards nigerian coaches we all can’t deny.

    • May be it was because of his unpaid salary that let him handed captain of the team to the wrong person that Time, if not because of Musa maturity let him willingly handover the captaincy to the right person then or we shouldassume that Vincent eyenma was the one that caused his upaid salary that was why he treated him with ill manner that led to his untimely retirement from the senior national team.

  • Oakfield 3 years ago

    You forced many players into retirement. Our good players for that matter. You created tension and animosity in the team to the extent that you couldn’t handle the damage again and had the mind to ditch ur ship in the middle of the sea and fled. I put it you that after considering the aforementioned that you are very wicked and shameless. You should be ashamed of yourself for wanting to come back to the team u hated so much with passion. Rohr (a foreigner), came and painstakingly cleaned up ur mess, taught u how to manage a team and u now suddenly feel u can come back to a house that u never built. You’re wicked! Go find a job elsewhere. Is super eagles the only place that u can get a job????? Even countries like Madagascar, Liberia, Botswana, Swaziland would never consider to higher a destroyer like you let alone Nigeria again. Nonsense. You had the opportunity to make a name for yourself, write ur name in gold but blew it in to pieces. If it’s not u painting a grim image of your employers to the media, it’s creating issues amongst players. Whoever that is writing this movie script for you is a very good dreamer. Dream on, oliseh the destroyer!

  • GLORY 3 years ago

    I will critize him on that when Mikel starts coaching/manage our SE. There is a tacitly sordid mentality of Nigeria footballers especially the foreign based towards nigerian coaches we all can’t deny.

  • in life when you cross a bridge please, dont burn it, you might have cause to use the bridge in your returning trip. Love Sunday Oliseh as a person and his Charisma, he got it all wrong by abandoning/absconded from his duty post. it is just too childish to act that way with your caliber….tender a simple resignation letter. to be fair on his part also, we dont know what really transpire in between them, but a more mature way of handling the situation would have suffice and even pave way for a second coming like you are lobbing now.

  • KangA 3 years ago

    The truth has finally come out. All the swaggering posture, talking down on the whole nation, summarily forcing one of the best goalies in the SE to throw in his gloves, abandoning the army in the heat of battle, shameless exhibition of cowardice (very unNigerian behaviour) indicate you are the last person to coach the SE again. It is a fatuous dream to think of coming back to break our hearts again.

  • Dr. Drey 3 years ago

    I just hope this overated 94 squad people will not use juju against themselves when the SE managerial position finally becomes vacant. Their scramble for that seat as if its the only coaching position available in football is becoming worrisome. Generation of failed coaches. Save for NFF in their lives most of them wouldn’t have had any coaching career. There is no other team in the world or on the continent, Club or national team, that they can coach. It just has to be the national teams. Even Eguavoen, whom I used to respect so much, turned down the chance to coach a top team like Djoliba of Mali in preference for sitting in the office as a figure-head technical director just to be closer to the SE coaching position. I dont know what they keep coming back to look for. God don butter in bread, the Asst coach of the SE who is supposed to handle the homebased team is incompetence personified…..piam, Oga cerezo quickly takeover….make in own for nor loss.

    Oga Sunday, let me remind you that we are the same fans you insulted and called “mad people” when you ran way the last time…..we are still the same “mad people” till date o. A guadiola of your calibre shouldnt have anything to do with insane people. Just stay where you are ehn. We dont miss you.

    I’ld rather have people like Gbenga Ogunbote, Kennedy Boboye, Abdul Maikaba, Manu Garba and Fidelis Ilechukwu as SE coaches than have those bunch of arrogantly lazy overated entitled ones. If to coach dey hungry any of them, 20 clubs dey NPFL, another 30 or more dey for NNL. Na dia mate (same 4 era) dey coach AlAhly of Egypt today and about to lift back to back CAF CL titles. If he sat down in his palour making up all sorts of excuses or at the gate of his country’s FA begging for jobs all these years, he wouldnt be coaching such a massive team today.

    • JimmyBall 3 years ago

      @Dr.Drey… Since you follow and know whatsup with Mosimane and AL Ahly… then surely… lol, you know Junior Oluwafemi Ajayi is still in serious reckoning at Al Ahly… to know they are on a back-to-back steamroll!!! I just want to say… to God be the glory!!! *Smiles… *

  • SAMUEL 3 years ago

    @Dr Drey you no well at all.Hahahahahahaha laugh wan kill me here ooo on these your comments.Truly I support even westahof to come back and coach us rather than oliseh to coach !!! God forbid bad thing.

  • osaretin 3 years ago

    Come to think of it. All this ex-international that wants to prove themselves. why don’t we give them the homebased eagles to prove themselves first. if they can win the CHAN. for me then they can handle the super eagles. Also most of the time, they are the ones clamouring that home bsed should be giving more slot. fine this is there oppurtunity, to kill 2 birds with one stone

  • If u will accept to be understudy to Rohr so as to learn a thing or two as regards team and man management… Then you’re welcome but pride won’t allow you

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