Lagos - Assistant Coaches of the Super Eagles have come out
to deny a newspaper report that they have been working without contracts.
Coaches Jean Francoise Luscuito and Salisu Yusuf were at the
NFF Secretariat on Tuesday to express anger at the story that insinuated that
the coaches have been working without contracts, and therefore with low morale.
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“We have signed our contract papers, and the papers have
been handed over to us a long time ago. We do not understand where the story is
coming from, because we never spoke to anyone about not having valid contracts,
or not having been paid salaries,” Coach Salisu Yusuf said on behalf of
Luscuito and goalkeepers’ trainer Alloy Agu.
Yusuf continued: “The Head Coach, Sunday Oliseh and
ourselves have been working in one accord and there is no problem of
motivation. Our commitment to the vision and mission of the present NFF to
build a Super Eagles team that will re-enact the golden era of our football
The Eagles assistant coaches later met with NFF President
Amaju Pinnick to discuss preparations for the Super Eagles B’s 2016 African
Nations Championship qualifying fixture against Burkina Faso, coming up next
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