Mourinho and Wenger enjoy coached several Nigerian gamers in Europe.President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick acknowledged he consulted Portuguese gaffer Jose Mourinho and French supervisor Arsene Wenger within the ogle a new Gargantuan Eagles coach.
The NFF boss acknowledged this in a media parley on Wednesday in Lagos Narrate, noting that the soccer physique will lift a coach that is “hungry” and “prepared for the scenario” of tutoring the three-time African champions.
“I additionally spoke with Arsene. Arsene is our technical director at FIFA. I had an interface with him about all these coaches. And naturally [we spoke to ]Mourinho. I’m no longer going to thunder you that we did now not keep up a correspondence to Mourinho,” Pinnick explained, no longer as a lot as two weeks after Gernot Rohr used to be brushed aside because the crew’s coach.
“These are about a of most certainly the greatest coaches within the arena. And there may perhaps be nothing corrupt with it because he [Wenger] is equally enthusiastic factual the reach we are.”
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Hunger For SuccessFile photograph: Nigeria’s gamers line up earlier than the 2022 Qatar World Cup African qualifiers neighborhood 3 soccer match between Nigeria and Central Africa Republic on the Teslim Balogun Stadium, in Surulere in Lagos Narrate, on October 7, 2021. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFPPinnick, who additionally notorious that the NFF has held talks with a feeble Right Madrid assistant coach and FC Porto head coach Jose Peseiro; Serbian Mladen Krstajic, acknowledged the physique will stick to its recruitment job in hiring a new supervisor for the Gargantuan Eagles.
“The emphasis on the new coach is self-discipline. We’re going to seek at his antecedents on self-discipline,” he added.
“Secondly, we can additionally seek at how hungry he’s to seize trophies because if they’re hungry it supersedes so many issues and if he desires to seize, he’ll instill self-discipline. We’re going to seek the least bit these items but I can not ranking a pronouncement emphatically because I will be undermining my govt committee.
“So, till my govt committee comes out contained within the next week or in an effort to teach this is the name for the reason that technical committee has to lift their presentation to the government committee. It’ll be a seamless motion to the unusual crew headed by Eguavoen.”