New Super Eagles coach arrives Abuja ahead of unveiling

Sunday Oliseh on Tuesday, July 14 arrived in Abuja ahead of his unveiling by the Nigeria Football Federation


Ahead of his official unveiling on Wednesday, July 15, new Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has arrived Abuja.

The 40-year-old former Nigerian International was pictured at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja as he was welcomed by press men and some officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Oliseh, Pulse Sports earlier reported will sign his contract on Wednesday, July 15 and will be officially presented to the media.

According to reports which have not been confirmed by Pulse Sports, the former Juventus and Ajax midfielder  will be earning around N60m annually.

He was appointed following the sacking of former coach, Stephen Keshi who the NFF say was not committed to the job.

The 40-year-old won 63 caps for Nigeria and captained the Super Eagles during the 2000 African Nations Cup.

Oliseh was part of the Nigeria squad that won the 1994 African Nations Cup and the 1996 Gold winning Dream team in Atalanta.

He also played at the FIFA World Cup in 1994 and 1998 where is scored a memorable long range winner against Spain in a group match.

Oliseh has been working as a pundit, sport consultant and FIFA Technical committee member.

Oliseh has little management experience, having coached only Belgian lower league side Vervietois between 2008 and 2009.


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