The Nigeria Football Federation NFF, have reinstated Salisu Yusuf as Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles.


Recall that Yusuf was found guilty of collecting bribe after he was caught on camera collecting 1,000 Dollars from journalists posing as football agents who wanted him to select two players for the 2018 African Nations Championship CHAN.

The act was shown in a documentary that highlighted corruption in Ghanaian football by the BBC African Eye.

However, in a press statement issued by NFF spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, Coach SalisuYusuf is expected to resume his position with effect from 1st November 2021 on the recommendation of the NFF Technical Department.

Meanwhile, the Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped two places from 34th to 36th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking.

The ranking was released on FIFA’s official website on Thursday.

In Africa, the Eagles remain in fifth position behind Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and AFCON champions Algeria.