Former Nigeria and Everton star player Daniel Amokachi have blamed the Super Eagles’ problems on the ‘wrong coaches and the wrong players.’ According to the former Nigerian international, he said the NFF has been making the wrong selection in terms of coach selection and also the players they invite.
His comment came after Nigeria’s 4-0 defeat to Portugal in an international friendly played in Lisbon last week. Daniel Amokachi said that the Super Eagles are struggling because of the wrong choice of players and coaches. According to him, he said: “When you look at the Portugal game, that tells you that we don’t even deserve to be there [World Cup].”
Daniel Amokachi also said: “There are one, two, or three different angles from which you have to look at it, bringing in the right coach, bringing in the right players, and getting the right environment to play at.” “We always bring the wrong coaches to handle a country like Nigeria; we always bring the wrong players.”
In the three international friendlies in September and November, Nigeria was beaten 2-1 by Algeria before a 2-0 loss to Costa Rica followed, although only players from the Nigerian Professional Football League faced the South American country. They then lost to Portugal 2-0.