Super Eagles coach says he’s not to blame for slump in FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria suffered a massive drop in the ranking released on Thursday, November 5


Coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh has absolved himself of any blame for his team’s slump in the November FIFA Ranking.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria suffered a massive drop in the rankingreleased on Thursday, November 5, dropping seven places from 52nd position to 59th, their poorest since April 2014.

Oliseh however is not bothered about the fall because he’s not in control of it.

“I can’t worry about what I can’t control.  I can’t be held responsible for the Eagles lowly ranking,” Oliseh said at a media parley ahead of the Eagles’ trip to Swaziland.

“As a matter of fact, I have only lost one match out of four games since I took charge of the team,’’ Oliseh insisted.

Oliseh and his men will take on Swaziland on Friday, November 13(7PM Nigerian time) in the second round, first leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The King’s Shield dispatched Djibouti 8-1 on aggregate in the first round to book a date with the former African champions who reached the second round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup held in Brazil.

Nigeria have never faced Swaziland in any international game.

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