Former Nigerian coach Johannes Bonfrere has revealed how he saved compatriot Clemens Westerhof from being sacked as Super Eagles Technical Adviser, after the 1990 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria, Completesports.com reports.
Bonfrere, 73, disclosed this in an interview on Monday on Brila FM from his country Holland.
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According to Bonfrere, he was approached by the board of the then NFA after the tournament where the Eagles finished second, but he turned the offer down.
Bonfrere said he had been approached on numerous occasions to replace his country man but kept turning it down.
“I refused to take his job in 1990 in Algeria when the board asked me in a meeting that they would like to sack him and bring me as the head coach.
“But I refused that moment and I have refused many times.”
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Source: Complete Sports