Abuja - Warri Wolves striker Gbolahan Salami is delighted to
be part of the Nigeria squad being coached by former Super Eagles legend Sunday
Former Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and Ajax midfielder
Oliseh had an illustrious international career during his playing days,
participating in the 1994 and 1998 World Cups for his nation, as well as being
part of the 1996 Olympic gold medal winning team.
The 40-year-old took over coaching the Nigeria national side
after the controversial Stephen Keshi was eventually sacked from the role last
Also read: Salami hoping to continue good form for Super Eagles
Oliseh had his first training session with the squad last
week and Salami, who scored in the 1-0 friendly win over an academy team,
admitted his delight at being coached by someone he holds in such high regard.
"I must confess it's a great privilege to be working
under coach Sunday Oliseh," Salami told Complete Sports Nigeria.
"As a young boy, I watched him play for the Super
Eagles and he was one of my favourite players in the team then.
"I have enjoyed my time in camp and also like his
"The spirit in camp is good and we hope to qualify for
the AFCON this time around after missing out the last time."For
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