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OLISEH: How now Sports Minister?

Was Sunday Oliseh professional in the ways he managed some issues while he reigned as Super Eagles coach?

He took to social media to address the issues with his player Vincent Enyeama who had to retire from the Super Eagles after hot exchanges with him.

File: Sunday-Oliseh-embraced-Solomon-Dalung
File: Sunday-Oliseh-embraced-Solomon-Dalung

Could he have done that in Europe no matter how provocative his player was? Emmanule Emenike could not stand him and also quit the national team.

Oliseh also went public over some matters with the football federation and later called Nigerian critics “insane”, again in the social media.

Solomon Danlung, the sports minister who certainly was yet to grasp sports matters shocked all when he tried to defend Oliseh by saying that Oliseh’s outbursts on Youtube “were not as bad as Nigerians construed it.” Yet, what Oliseh said was in the public domain, so the minister either belittled himself or tried to defend insubordination and insult against Nigerians.

And while the issue was yet to die down the minister faulted the federation for disengaging Oliseh’s Personal Assistant in Tijani Babangida, his teammate at Ajax Amsterdam.

But was that not expected when the NFF submits almost all football matters to the minister instead of shouldering their responsibilities?

The minister, until his appointment, a stranger to sports, either showed his bias or his poor knowledge in sports matters especially the technical ones.

And how was he feeling early yesterday when same Oliseh took to his twitter account to announce his resignation as Super Eagles coach? The man he unreasonably did everything to defend insulted him as the sports minister, the federation and the entire Nigerians by resigning his job on the social media.


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