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Super Falcons coach Edwin Okon has threatened to reveal the things he ‘passed
through’ during the last FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, which warranted his
Rivers Angels coach was sacked shortly after returning to Nigeria from Canada,
where the Super Falcons finished bottom of their group with just a solitary
point, and was replaced by his assistant, Christopher Danjuma albeit on an
Okon, apparently still pained from the decision not to retain him, says he will
speak up when the time is right.
went through a lot at the World Cup,” Okon said. “But I will tell you what
happened to me at the World Cup and what I passed through.
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know what I passed through at the World Cup and I will tell you when the time
is right so you will know what I passed through.
not yet time for me to tell the world what I passed through but when the time
comes, the whole Nigeria will know what I passed through but for now I rest my
case,” he said.
44-year old was roundly ridiculed for his often unconventional approach to
press interviews, and also his refusal to shake the hand of the coach of the US
women’s team, Jill Ellis after Nigeria’s exit from the World Cup was confirmed
with a 1-0 loss to the Americans.