Former Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh Becomes A Farmer
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By Ebube Dike
Former Super Eagles captain and coach, Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh has become a farmer, BestChoiceSports.com.ng can report.
Oliseh who became much popular in Nigerian football circle following his audacious shot that helped Nigeria defeat Spain 2-1 in 1998 World Cup group match, showed off his farm produce on his Facebook Page on Sunday.
In a Facebook post, Oliseh expressed gratitude describing his small farm as “Amazon-like”
The 1996 Olympics Football gold medal winner posted a picture of himself carrying a little bowel filled with different colours of tomatoes.
He noted that the tomatoes would be used to prepare Nigerian local soup, egusi and stew for Sunday rice.
” Late Tomatoes Harvest from my private homemade “Amazon” Farm. Na some Stew and Egusi soup next get me this Sunday evening. just love farming,sad Summer is gone😊
“Feel blessed to still be able to run my private “Amazon-like” Farm at home. My own Afro space & spot in Belgium. Na “Naija” soup get Dis Tomatoes Today. Have a blessed Sunday Y’all, ” he posted.
Oliseh was appointed Super Eagles Coach in 2015 by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF. He made an impressive statistic of; 14 Games with 2 losses, scored 19 Goals and conceded 6
He qualified Nigeria to the Africa Nations Championship, CHAN tournament in Rwanda, qualified Nigeria to the Group phase of the 2018 world cup qualifiers.
He resigned as Nigeria’s national coach at about 2:28am on 26 February 2016 exactly a month to the team’s encounter with the Pharaohs of Egypt in the AFCON qualifiers. He was barely 8 months into his stay as manager due to contract violations, lack of support, unpaid wages and benefits to his players, Asst. Coaches and himself.[