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How I Almost Died As Nigeria National Team Coach – Sunday Oliseh


Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has made startling revelations on how he almost lost his life as Nigeria’s national team coach.

He gave this revelation on Sunday, via a post on his blog,, the link which he also shared on his Twitter handle.

Oliseh was appointed and signed his contract as chief coach of the Super Eagles in July, 2015, but resigned in February, 2016 after spending seven months on the job.

Two of the cogent reasons Oliseh gave then for quitting Eagles job were unpaid salaries and poor working conditions.

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Also, the former Eagles coach said he Oliseh had a lot of difficult times with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and senior members of the team such as the goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, Mikel Obi and Victor Moses.

Narrating his near-death experience on his blog, Oliseh wrote, “One day whilst coaching the Super Eagles in Abuja stadium prior to the Burkina Faso game, all of a sudden I felt dizziness, light headedness, headache and could barely stand. I managed to finish the session before calling on the doctor into my room who was clueless to what was happening.


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