Former International, Tijani Babangida has lampooned the NFF Technical Committee, pointing fingers at the department for its incompetence and redundancy as the bane of the country’s national teams.Babangida’s comments come on the heels of the vacant Super Eagles Coaching job. The Nff had hired three Coaches to execute the countries Afcon 2017 qualifiers, though the country had gone on to miss out on a ticket for the competition.
In a chat with footballlive.ng, the former Eagles Liaison officer said the committee did not support coaches nor carried out their duties and are simply happy to pull the trigger on coaches.
Meanwhile, Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung seems ready to head down a war path with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation and its Technical Committee following in th fall out of Nigeria’s failed bid to reach the 2017 Afcon.Dalung spoke in a press briefing on Friday where he disclosed he’d implement ‘radical policies’ and carry out far reaching reforms within football and other sports.
The Minister also blamed the NFF of ‘misplaced priority’ citing this as a factor behind most of the problems encountered by the FA.
On Tuesday, 5th April, the Minister will receive a delegation from the NFF where the Technical Committee is expected to be drilled to unearth their role in Nigeria’s Afcon 2017 qualifiers fiasco.