NFF Gives 1 Important Reason It Won’t Hire Mourinho, Tuchel Other Top Coaches To Manage The Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation NFF, gives reason why it will not hire the services of former Chelsea coach José Mourinho; reports.

The NFF is currently scouting for a permanent coaches which will be deployed to the Super Eagles and Golden Eaglets (U-17 men) categories.

Also read: Major Reason Why The NFF Will Not Contract Mourinho After Peseiro’s Shocking Exit As Super Eagles Coach

NFF invites Osimhen for the international friendly game against Ghana
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen.

Recall the football governing body advertised coaching opportunities at the various national team levels some few weeks ago.

“Attention passionate and proven football coaches. The Nigeria Football Federation is seeking a visionary leader to lead our senior men’s national team, the mighty Super Eagles.

“This is your chance to lead a team steeped in history and guide them towards even greater glory on the international stage. Are you ready to answer the call?

“Here’s what we’re looking for in our next Super Eagles head coach. Top-tier qualifications: You’ll possess the necessary coaching qualifications to lead a national team.

“Elite Experience – proven experience managing football at the highest level is essential. A successful track record of leading teams to victories is a must while not mandatory, knowledge of African football will be a strong positive,” a part of the inscription on the NFF banner read.

And according to a reliable source, the federation received at least 300 curriculum vitae from candidates (both local and abroad); with about 30 of the total number foreigners.

What was said about top foreign coaches and the NFF

Meanwhile, an official at the NFF Glasshouse, told NPFLUpdates that the federation will only attend to those who declared interest in the job.

“Submission of details have ended, I hope you know that? So, review of the applicants document has commenced, and a lot of foreigners are there on the list; I just hope we get it right this time,” he said.

Mourinho talks about his relationship with Mikel Obi at Chelsea
Obi and Mourinho

When asked whether the NFF has what it takes to get a manager like Mourinho, Xavi Hernandez, Thomas Tuchel, the staff said;

“Why not? But they must first declare interest in the job. I know for sure that only those who submitted their details will be attended to. So, if they submitted their CV, they’d be assessed alongside others.”

In a other story, a member of the NFF Technical Committee responsible for reviewing the details of candidates interested in the Super Eagles job reveals the choice of the committee.

According to a publication by Leadership Nigeria, the NFF committee is considering a foreign coach with vast football experience.

“I have nothing against indigenous coaches, but I will say that the person we need at the moment is a foreign coach with the prerequisite experience to handle the Super Eagles. He must be the type of coach who will come and support in the overall development of our football.

Also read: NFF : The Super Eagles Is Bigger Than Indigenous Nigerian Coaches

“The Super Eagles as presently constituted are too big for the indigenous coaches that Nigerians are clamouring for. They are not bad coaches, but they are not yet at the level that they can effectively handle the senior national team,” the member was quoted as saying.

He added, “If you talk to most of my colleagues in the committee, they will tell you the samething. Most of us are for a foreign coach for the Super Eagles. I believe the NFF will see reason with some of us on this matter.”

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