L-R: President, Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick; new Coach Super Eagles of Nigeria Mr. Sunday Oliseh and General Secretary NFF, Mr. Mohammed Sanusi, during the inauguration of Oliseh as Super Eagles new coach in Abuja on Wednesday
In what appears to be a kind gesture to help the new chief coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh to succeed, President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick announced a three-month advance payment of salary to the new coach during the unveiling ceremony in Abuja today.
Apart from Oliseh, Pinnick also announced that all his assistants, Alloy Agu, Belgian Jean Francois Losciuto and Salisu Yusuf would also get three months salary in advance. This, according to the president is to show how serious the NFF wants Oliseh and his coaching crew to succeed and as a source of motivation.
This shows that without doing any work, Oliseh will be smiling to the bank with a whopping sum of N15 million as the NFF has signed a monthly package of N5m salary deal with him today.
Meanwhile, former Super Eagles’ captain, resumed life as head coach of the team on Wednesday, with a clear message to the generality of Nigerians: “I come to serve my country, not to wage a war.”
There were several questions at Wednesday’s colourful official presentation ceremony bothering on Oliseh’s perceived ‘stubbornness’, but the former captain swiftly differentiated between being principled and being stubborn.
“I have come to serve, and the NFF has promised to give me all the support I need to succeed. They are the employers and I am the employee. That distinction has to be appreciated at all times.
“I have had meetings with members of the Technical and Development Committee, led by Chief Anyansi-Agwu, very knowledgeable people all. I have met members of the Executive Committee and the …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper