‘The results are unacceptable’ — Sports minister summons NFF after Super Eagles’ defeat to Benin

The Honourable Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh, has demanded a comprehensive technical report from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) following the Super Eagles’ defeat to Benin Republic in the World Cup qualifiers...READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶▶▶

This was disclosed in a statement by the Minister’s Special Media Assistant, Diana-Mary Nsan, on Monday, June 10.

The pressure on the NFF increased after the Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Benin Republic in their fourth World Cup qualifier match, following three consecutive draws against Lesotho, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.

With only 3 points out of a possible 12, Nigeria’s hopes of qualifying for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in the USA, Canada, and Mexico are hanging on by a thread.

Finidi George’s team is currently in 5th position in Group C.

In his statement, the Sports Minister expressed his dissatisfaction with the recent results against South Africa and Benin Republic.

“The recent results are unacceptable,” said the minister.

“Despite the immense support from President Tinubu and the high expectations of Nigerian football fans, the Super Eagles have underperformed. The NFF must provide a comprehensive technical report explaining the reasons behind this poor showing and justify why there shouldn’t be consequences for the disappointment caused to both the government and the generality of Nigerians.”..ĊONTINUE.THE FULL R£ĄÐING.>’.

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