Sunday Oliseh has finally taken over as Super Eagles coach after deliberation and negotiations with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
The former Super Eagles captain is been presented to the public as its new coach in Abuja two weeks after Stephen Keshi was sacked due to lack of commitment to duty.
The 40-year-old was the overwhelming favourite to be handed the role after the ‘Big Boss’ was shown the exit door by the Nigeria Football Federation.
Sunday Oliseh who has been working as a pundit, sport consultant and FIFA Technical Committee member do possess a little management experience, having coached only Belgian lower league side Vervietois from 2008 – 2009.
The contract ties Oliseh to the Super Eagles until becoming the fifth ex-player in the 1994 class of Eagles to handle the senior national team after Austin Eguavoen, Samson Siasia, Daniel Amokachi and Stephen Keshi.
The 40-year-old former Nigerian International was pictured at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja as he was welcomed by press men and some officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
According to reports which are yet to be confirmed by Cheznews sports desk, the former Juventus and Ajax midfielder will be earning around N60m annually.
Oliseh won 63 caps for Nigeria and captained the Super Eagles during the 2000 African Nations Cup.
Oliseh was part of the Nigeria squad that won the 1994 African Nations Cup and the 1996 Gold winning Dream team in Atalanta.
He also played at the FIFA World Cup in 1994 and 1998 where is scored a memorable long range winner against Spain in a group match.