The retired French tactician who's at present the pinnacle of FIFA's world soccer growth believes that with the variety of skills on the disposal in Nigeria, the nation must have achieved extra in worldwide soccer.
Arsene Wenger argued additional that Nigeria has all it takes to be an incredible footballing nation, however the nation hasn't utterly realized that potential.
The Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria have appeared within the remaining of the Africa Cup of Nations seven instances however managed to win it 3 times regardless of being thought to be the giants of Africa.
The Nigerian males's soccer workforce has gained gold, silver, and bronze medals on the Olympics held in Atlanta in 1996, Beijing in 2008, and Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
As for the Tremendous Falcons, they're essentially the most profitable ladies's workforce in Africa and have performed in all editions of the World Cup. Nevertheless, they've managed to succeed in the quarter-final stage as soon as within the historical past of the competitors.
“Nigeria has unimaginable expertise however they're the good underachievers of world soccer,” Arsene Wenger mentioned based on Punch.
The Frenchman is likely one of the most profitable coaches in English soccer, having gained a document seven FA Cups, three league titles, and two Supervisor of the 12 months awards.
To get Kanu in 1999, Wenger shattered the earlier English switch document for an African participant by paying Inter Milan £4.5 million.