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Onigbinde Applauds Oliseh’s Gut

Posted: Sep 11, 2015 at 12:30 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Chibuike Chukwu


Former Super Eagles Coach, Adegboye Onigbinde, has applauded Sunday Oliseh’s courage for introducing new players during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Dar es Salaam last Saturday.

Despite applauding the coach, he said that the performance of the team was still suspect.

Onigbinde came to the above conclusion after assessing the team against Tanzania saying that the team had not reached its potentials.

Adegboye Onigbinde“We are getting there. I want to commend the coach for his courage in introducing fresh ideas into the team.

“That is what we have been clamouring for. Some players whose forms are not very good should give way to others.

“Sincerely, I was impressed with the composition of the team, but they are not convincing in their plays; that, I know, will come with time but I know Oliseh has a good plan for the team. All he needs is our supports,” he said.

When prodded to comment on the fringe use of domestic players in the match against Tanzania, Onigbinde said: “The coach knows who and who fits his plan, so he has the right to choose who starts in his matches.

“My clamour all theses while is for us to have a robust developmental policy that will take into account all our national teams. Such policy will serve all the teams and develop our football beyond the mediocre level we still operate.

“What I am saying goes beyond the present board or former boards; it has been a systemic problem confronting our football,” Onigbinde said.