Lagos - The Nigeria Football Federation has handed a 7-day
ultimatum to the technical committee to shop for another technical adviser for
the Super Eagles after Paul Le Guen rejected the job.
According to News24 report, Le Guen rejected the offer
because he was not comfortable with the conditions, after the NFF had announced him
the new technical adviser of the Super Eagles.
Rising from an executive committee meeting, the NFF says the
candidate to be recommended must be ready to live in Nigeria and be given a
“Executive Committee instructed the Technical and
Development Sub –Committee to, within the next seven (7) days, recommend a
candidate for the post of Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles.
“It noted that the refusal of Mr. Paul Le Guen, earlier
recommended by the Sub –Committee, to accept to be given targets as well as
unwillingness to live in Nigeria, made his candidature unacceptable to the
“Committee also disapproved of Mr. Le Guen’s desire to come
to the job with two assistants, which would make Nigerian coaches redundant.
The Committee noted that it was the desire to show transparency that made the
Technical and Development Sub –Committee to make public its recommendation in
the first place.
News24 reported that the NFF insisted that a technical
adviser for the Super Eagles must be handed a target.
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- News24 Nigeria