He is set to take over as coach of the Super Eagles but before he planned to become a coach, Sunday Oliseh was known as a fierce midfielder enforcer.
Sunday Oliseh scores belter against Spain
With the game squared at 2-2, Oliseh fired a clearance into the corner of Spain's net, to give Nigeria a famous victory over Spain
The Delta State born Oliseh had an a very illustrious career playing for European giants like Ajax, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund.
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 log range winner against Spain in a group match.
With the game squared at 2-2, Oliseh fired a clearance into the corner of Spain's net, to give Nigeria a famous victory in their opening game of the France 1998.
Check out the goal below: