Nigerian football coach Salisu Yusuf filmed taking cash

By Mutala Yakubu
Nigerian football coach Salisu Yusuf filmed taking cash
Nigerian football coach Salisu Yusuf filmed taking cash

Nigeria’s top football coach, Salisu Yusuf, has been caught on camera taking cash from men posing as football agents.

The footage was captured by controversial journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas in September 2017 - and is being broadcast for the first time by BBC Africa Eye.

The footage, shot by Anas Aremeyaw Anas showed Yusuf collecting a wad of money, reportedly, $1000 cash.

The former Enyimba and Kano Pillars coach was in temporary charge of the Super Eagles for the friendly victories over Mali and Luxembourg in 2016 after Sunday Oliseh resigned.

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He was appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation as head coach in 2016, shortly before Gernot Rohr was named as the technical adviser.

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The chief coach of the Super Eagles, and first assistant during the World Cup, is due to lead the national team to the Olympics in 2020.

Source: BBC

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