The long serving Katsina United sectetary Sani Tinau has shared his experience in Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup after he returned home, insists employing a new coach will be counter-productive.

Nigeria lost narrowly to Argentina 2 – 1 in a must win final grouped D game at Saint Petersburg Stadium

The vast administrator who is one of the NFF delegates to the World football show piece in Russia told www.fckatsinaunited that it was a great experience out there in Russia.

“Yes, it was a great experience out there in Russia. Things are very ok before I left yesterday, now that I am in Nigeria I can’t say much. He said

“As always every world cup brings about great experience which is difficult to elaborate. Meeting different people with different cultures coming together all in the name of football. I must admit the experience was splendid

He also shared his view about the early exit of the Super Eagles and reacted to people’s opinions after the three times Africa Champions crashed out of the Russia 2018 World Cup in the group stage.

“A lot of people are very sad about the disappointing display of the Eagles at the World Cup and are already calling for the sacking of the coach.

“I don’t think that is the way forward. Though, they are entitled to their opinions but no matter what, our team like any other team has its own lapses which if giving a chance can be corrected. He explained

“Remember there is Nations cup qualifier that is currently going on. We have to continue from where we stopped. Employing a new coach now will surely be counter-productive and take us back to the scratch. He posited.

Nigeria lost their first AFCON 2019 qualifier to South Africa 0 – 2 in June 2017 in Uyo and will face Seychelles in the next game September 2018.


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