Sunday Oliseh has said he quit as Nigeria coach in the interest of the country.
The former Nigeria world cup star sensationally turned in his resignation letter, which was addressed to General Secretary of the Nigeria football federation (NFF), Mohammed Sanusi, and dated February 25, 2016.
The registration letter reads in part:’ your contractual violations and the interest of the nation necessitates that I tender my resignation and recourse to the termination of our working agreement,” .
A rented apartment in Abuja promised he and his two assistants after he was appointed in July 2015 has yet to be fulfilled.
He is also owed four months’ salary, while his assistants are also being owed for several months.
He further accused the Nigeria football federation (NFF) of not giving him enough support to prepare the team for next month’s AFCON qualifiers against seven-time champions and qualifying group leaders, Egypt.
Meanwhile, Sunday Oliseh is said to be aware of a failed attempt by the nigeria football federation (NFF) to replace him with former Cote d’ivoire coach, Herve Renard.
Africafootball.com said top NFF officials led by technical committee chairman, Chris Green and the president approached frenchman renard after the super eagles crashed out of the CHAN in Rwanda.
The coach has won the AFCON with Zambia (2012) and Cote d’ivoire (2015).
Renard then Zambia coach was also approached by the NFF soon after the 2010 AFCON in Angola to take over the Super Eagles.