Breaking: Oliseh quits Super Eagles gave reasons for his decision


Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh broke the news of his resignation via his twitter handle in the early hours of Friday. @sundayooliseh: Due to Contract violations, lack of Support, Unpaid wages, Benefits to my players,Asst.Coaches & myself, I resign as Super Eagles Chief Coach.

His resignation came in the wake of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) directive of reporting his activities to the National Technical Director, Shaibu Amodu.

Oliseh while speaking with in the wee hours of Friday said Amaju Pinnick NFF president tried to hire Frenchman Herve Renard after the dismal performance of the Home Eagles at CHAN.

His words “They had their motives and what I did was in the best interest of the country, while I was coach of the team they tried to hire Renard who turned them down citing three major reasons, When I sought their aid to effectively carry out my duties I was ignored and instead of the helping me getting the players to give their best and placing them in a very good conditions at an advantages to the team play, they had plans to derail the progress of the team’s chances”.

Read the full text of his resignation letter:

Dear General Secretary of NFF,
Object: Letter of Resignation.
Due to incessant Violations of our signed agreement (Contract) I am hereby informing you of my decision to terminate our working collaboration signed in July 2015
The most important objective is for the Super Eagles Of Nigeria to qualify to the next AFCON and the World Cup 2018.
Since so little help is being rendered me in getting the players to give their best and very vital conditions and advantages to the team play are also being sacrificed coupled with non redress of the aforementioned despite my several e mails and others, seeking your aid to effectively carry out my duties were ignored.
 These unconducive working conditions that my coaching crew and myself have to live with, your contractual violations and the interest of the nation necessitates that I tender my resignation and recourse to the termination of our working agreement.
Many thanks for the opportunity to serve my fatherland.
Sunday Oliseh
Chief Coach Super Eagles of Nigeria

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