By: Vincent Akinbami
Nigeria former Super eagles Nigeria international, Akin Akinsheinde has call on any coach coming to handle the Super eagles to adopt the clemence westerhoof style.
Akinsheinde said Whether foriegn or local such a coach should be given a free and not be manupipulated.
Akinsheinde added that westerhoof took his time to watch our league matches week in week out in Lagos and around the federation
Akin Akinshiende the General Manager of seat of David football club an NLO side , who have also played for various clubs like Kaduna Rocks (Kaduna) Zamtex Guso (Zamfara) .. New Nigerian Bank (Benin).. NACB Fc (Kaduna) .. Kano Pillars (Kano).. El-Kanemi Warriors (Maiduguri) B.C.C Lions Fc (Gboko).. Zamalek Fc (Egypt).. First Vienna Fc (Austria).. Esma Vienna Fc (Austria).. Rapid Vienna (Austria).. Kwara Stars Fc Ilorin (Nigeria) Aha Al-Aly Fc (Lebanon
said a countries league is the bedrock of it football
Akin Akinsheinde who won Ecowas cup with super eagles and was part of the home based players westerhoof used in qualifying the Nigeria super eagles for the 1994 world cup said it is wrong for a coach to stay in a five star hotel in Abuja and be watching foriegn league matches and not move around the country to watch talented players in the league.
How many players do we have playing in top flight league in Europe,emphasis should be laid on the home base players ,young ones,whom when discover ,can possibly get big clubs in Europe.
Akinsheinde said westerhoof laid a good foundation for NIGERIA football.
“I get angry atimes when people praise Bonfere Joe,Bonfere reaped from westerhoofs labour, eighty percent of the players used by Bonfere Joe later where discovered by westerhoof.