Salisu Yusuf Reinstated As Super Eagles Assistant Coach

Salisu Yusuf has been reinstated as Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles and Head Coach of the Super Eagles B team with effect from 1 November 2021, the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Thursday.

The move comes two years after former Rangers, Kano Pillars and Enyimba coach Yusuf served out a one year ban for accepting bribes from an undercover investigative journalist who posed as a players’ agent

NFF General Secretary Dr Mohammed Sanusi disclosed in a statement on Thursday that Yusuf’s reinstatement by the NFF Board was on the recommendation of the NFF Technical Department.

Yusuf’s return to the three-time African champions coincides with the closing stages of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying second round phase and the commencement of preparations for the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations finals taking place in Cameroon early next year.