- Sunday Oliseh revealed he only left Super Eagles job because he was not enjoying it
- The Ex-Super Eagles captain also said he brought the ideology of bringing in young players
- Oliseh resigned from the national team because of unpaid salaries and players' wages
Former Super Eagles coach stated that if he wanted to remain coach of the national team, he would have held on to it.
Speaking in an interview with ESPN, the former national team captain said that he left the job because he was not enjoying his job that was why he walked out.
“The great thing about the Nigerian job was that you’ve got a chance to serve your nation and to help put them back on track.
“One of the things I did was that, I brought a lot of young blood into it because the team itself was already on the wind.
“Players like Iwobi, I gave him his first call up and some other young players like Moses Simon who was side-tracked.
“It was frustrating but at the same time also it was a job if I wanted to hold unto, I would have held on to it.
“But it got to one point I felt like I’m not having fun, Iike I was not enjoying it. I remember very clearly I said that I had the job and I said I don’t want it anymore.
“I remember when I told the federation and send them an email and told them that I’m retiring from the job and they said, you can’t do that, we don’t retire here," he said.
Oliseh handled the Super Eagles team in 2015 and controversially left the job following a row with the Nigeria Football Federation over his unpaid wages.
The former Juventus player had an impressive run with team as manager with 14 matches and just two losses and barely after eight months after his appointment, Oliseh resigned.
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