Former Nigerian manager Oliseh is making a U-turn on a possible return

The 46-year-old coached the three-time African champions for less than a year before stepping down in February 2016

Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh said he would consider returning to help Nigerian football if approached for a second outing.

The former Ajax and Borussia Dortmund midfielder played for the West African country from 1993 to 2002 before being appointed national coach in July 2015.

Oliseh’s reign did not last long when he submitted his resignation to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) seven months later for breach of contract.

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The 46-year-old, who has not found a new challenge since leaving his leadership role at Fortuna Sittard in 2018, said he was ready to return to Nigeria on one condition.

“My country is my country, nobody can take it from me. You can leave any comment you like, but I’ll be the first I. [a] Nigerians before everything else, ”said Oliseh Channels TV. “So if my country really needs me to help and they ask me to come and do it, I’ll do it.”

“But I won’t do it if I give my best to make my country work and someone just says ‘yes or no’ and then we all fail.

“I resigned from the Super Eagles because I had decided that if I was sick I would quit because I couldn’t get any help from the association.”

Meanwhile, Oliseh had previously stated that he does not want to retrain the Super Eagles after the fighting he faced in his first stint.

“No, I have no intention of ever doing that [Super] Eagle again, ”said Oliseh.

“I loved working with the guys, I love training my country, but the atmosphere wasn’t healthy anymore.

“I didn’t want the job anymore. My health was not so good; second, we were owed salaries. I’ve spent money on my health and my team. I just couldn’t die at work.

“The truth is we now have a foreign coach and from what I heard and know he is getting four times the salary Stephen Keshi and I paid and they are two players who won trophies for Nigeria .

“I have never complained to Gernot Rohr about wages. Keshi always complained while coaching, when I coached for four months I was unpaid, for six months my assistants were unpaid so I had to quit the job; we were also frustrated. “

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