Brentford Coach Hails Eagles, Eyes Nigerian Role

Posted: July 11, 2012 in Sports

Brenford based high riding Nigerian born coach, Azeez Akinbolu, has hailed the current rebuilding process of the national team led by Head Coach Stephen Keshi.

Akinbolu, who is presently a youth and academy coach, was once involved with the Golden Eaglets and recently led the Nigerian team in the United Kingdom, alongside Coach David Doherty to win the UK African Cup of Nations, said he foresees the Super Eagles emulating his team by winning the next Cup of Nations scheduled for next year in South Africa.

Akinbolu spoke through his agents Utmost Sports Management, based in 26 York Street, Mayfair, Westminster in London, said he is currently involved with young and grassroots players because that has and will always be the basis of football growth in the world.

On his plans for the future, Akinbolu said being a Nigerian who is making waves in the United Kingdom, he would not fail to respond to any call by the Nigerian football authorities for him to serve fatherland. “That will however be at the youth level where I think my talents lei at the moment and I can then grow gradually by contributing to a national team like the Golden Eaglets.

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