Lagos - Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has left the
Nigerian team camp and returned to Belgium after he fell ill, the Nigeria
Football Federation says.
The 40-year old and his Super Eagles team had been preparing
for the CHAN return leg qualifier against Burkina Faso, when he was said to
have "become dizzy and weak after lunch on Thursday," and travelled
back to his base in Belgium for further medical examination.
There were doubts whether he would be on the bench for
Nigeria last weekend when they played the first leg of the CHAN qualifier in
Port Harcourt, which they won 2-0, but he eventually made the bench.
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But it is now confirmed he will not be a part of the
delegation that travels to Ouagadougou, the Burkina Faso capital for the return
The team will now be led by Salisu Yusuf, who has been
directly in charge of the home based squad.
Nigeria will make their second appearance at the CHAN
competition if they scale the Burkina Faso hurdle. They came third in their
maiden appearance of the competition last year in South Africa, having failed
to qualify for the first two editions.For
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