Sunday Oliseh: New Nigeria football boss eager to prove his ability

Sunday Oliseh, Coach of Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles

New Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh is determined to show he has the managerial ability to disprove the critics who say he lacks the experience needed for the job.

The 40-year-old former Borussia Dortmund and Juventus midfielder signed a three-year deal last month and succeeded Stephen Keshi, who was sacked at the start of July.

Oliseh coached the Belgian lower league side Vervietois between 2008 and 2009 and since then he’s been working as a pundit, sport consultant and Fifa Technical committee member.

“People are saying say I’ve never coached at this level before,” Oliseh said.

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