According to veteran footballer, John Fashanu, the current form of the Super Eagles is nothing to write home about, NAN reports.
Fashanu spoke in an interview with sports journalists at the inauguration of the first ever Sports University in Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta.
According to him, Coach Sunday Oliseh, still has the challenge of turning the team around to make it a team to beat.
NAN reports that Fashanu called on the national team followers to be patient with the team.
He appealed to Nigeria’s football administrators to remain focused and give the needed direction to achieve the desired result.
“Super Eagles have not impressed me at all lately. I will not say the appointment of Oliseh was bad, it is a challenge; he has not had that position before.
“But we have to step up because the country now is moving backwards in terms of football in FIFA rankings.
“We are at the lowest end; it has never been like that. That means somebody at the top must do something,” Fashanu said.
He also chided Oliseh on a statement widely credited to him in the media.
“People say when we gave Sunday the job, he said he is not the messiah. Only one job is harder than being a Super Eagles coach in this country and that is being the President.
“So, if you are not ready to be the messiah, you better step down because being a Supper Eagles Coach, it means you have the second hardest job in this country.
“You have to bear the responsibilities because nobody cares that you have never had that job before,” he said.
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