Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
1 minute read
11 Apr 2016
2:23 pm

Nigeria’s football federation gets deadline to pay coach

Phakaaathi Reporter

Lawyers acting on behalf of Super Eagles’ former assistant coach Jean Francois Lusciuto have given Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) until Tuesday midnight to pay him the remainder of his contract sum.

General view of Rubavu Stadium before the 2016 CHAN Rwanda game between Guinea and Nigeria at Rubavu Stadium, Rubavu on 26 January 2016 ©Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

It is reported that the NFF has failed to pay Lusciuto and former head coach Sunday Oliseh for several months, leading to Oliseh resigning last month.

Lusciuto travelled to South Africa in January for a stomach problem that needed surgery.

He was due to travel to Belgium for further treatment but failed to do so because of financial constraints. reports that the money owed to the Belgian coach to be N10 million (about R741 439).