Salisu Yusuf who is the Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles has been caught on camera taking cash from men posing as football agents who turned out to be undercover journalists.
Ghanaian Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas filmed the process of discussion and all last year September and have decided to leak out the video.
The conversation between both parties was about player selection where Salisu Yusuf was seen taking handful of cash where they wanted two Nigerian players to be picked in the (then) upcoming African Nations Championships and the Coach accepted the money with an added package of incentives like the coach getting 25% of the player’s contract after their selection.
Yusuf is one of the most respected people in Nigerian football. The chief coach of the Super Eagles, and first assistant during the World Cup, is due to lead the national team to the Olympics in 2020.