The chairman of Crystal Allstars Football Club of Port Harcourt, Engr. Miyene Ibiye Princely Senibo has clearly opined that Nigeria needs a change of coach for a start to move on as a footballing nation among the comity of football nations.
The soft spoken amiable chairman of Crystal Allstars of Port Harcourt subscribed Sunday Oliseh managing the U-23 national team as a way of weighing his worth before entrusting the Super Eagles to him, that is, if he proved his worth.
He said he believes in Sunday Oliseh’s technical dept of the game, from the way he had demonstrated over the years theoretically.
He however stated that Nigeria needs the services of the Iranian coach, Carlos Queiroz. Somebody who can invent formation and tactical plans to go with it, stressing that someone in the mould of such coach who could read matches and prefer solution for what is wrong with his team within few minutes. Someone who will know, and understand the ability of each of the players at his guide and used them accordingly to produce result.
According to him, the country’s football administrators should not make the mistake of bringing on board Shuaibu Amodu in coaching the Super Eagles in their proposal to have an interim coach.
It would be recalled that Alhaji Maigari the chairman of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was arrested on his arrival to the country at the Airport, after Nigeria was eliminated from the World Cup, and his board was dissolved. Keshi’s contract expires and he was not given a renewal contract opportunity.
He emphasized that Sunday Oliseh, though he understands the game of football, he should be made to translates his experience practically in the field of coaching before moving him up to handle the Super Eagles but he should be tested with the U-23 national team first. ###