5 Things you might need to know about Sunday Oliseh

This is what i found out from Wikipedia:

1. Oliseh played 54 international matches and scored two goals for Nigeria, and played at the Football World Cups of 1994 and 1998. Oliseh also participated in the Olympic gold medal winning team of 1996.

2. He is mostly remembered for scoring the winning goal in the group stage match against Spain in the 1998 World Cup, as Nigeria prevailed 3–2. A throw-in deep in the Spanish half was headed clear by a defender – Oliseh ran and fired an explosive shot from 25 yards and took Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta completely by surprise.

3. Despite captaining Nigeria during the 2002 African Cup of Nations, Oliseh was omitted from the World Cup squad later that year for disciplinary reasons. After missing out on World Cup selection, Oliseh retired from international football in June 2002.

4. In March 2004, Oliseh was sacked by Borussia Dortmund after punching team-mate Vahid Hashemian while on loan at VfL Bochum.

5. In January 2006, at the age of 31, Oliseh retired from professional football after playing a half season for Belgian top club K.R.C. Genk.

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10 Comments

  1. No wonder, i can’t blame him anymore.It been from his grassroots that he can’t suicide in doing things,he always left it half- done. good of him

  2. Did those who hired him conduct due diligence research before doing so? If they did, they should have known that he had a terrible temper which requires anger management.

  3. He is best remembered as arrogant, sweet talking football commentator, back stabber,, uncultured good for nothing coach. He was too scared to face Egypt.

  4. Serial acts of indiscipline! Amaju Pinnick is implicated in his dubious recruitment, as he single-handedly recruited him in London! Wuru- Wuru! Mango-mango!!!

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