Lagos – As more Nigerians react to former Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh’s resignation, Segun Odegbami, a former Green Eagles ace winger, says it is not normal in football.

Patrick Olusegun Odegbami
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Odegbami, an assistant captain of the Green Eagles in 1980 when Nigeria won the African Nations Cup, said on Friday that quitting the coaching job was a misnomer.

“I don’t know the way forward now; the only thing is that it is not normal for anybody, particularly a Nigerian to behave in such a way.

“For a coach to just wake up and walk away from his job? A job that pays him between N5 and N7 million every month is not
normal.

“There is more to it than meet the eye; I hope that one day we will be able to have the truth of the matter about what transpired between
Oliseh and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

“There could be a reason behind his abandoning his job because it is not in the culture of coaches to resign their job, there is more to it
than meet the eye,’’ he said.

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