“Super Eagles coaches will never resign” – Nigerian fans reacts as Otto Addo steps down


Nigerian sports enthusiasts respond to Addo’s announcement that he would step down as Ghana’s coach.

Sports fans in Nigeria express mixed reactions following the announcement of Ghanaian coach Otto Addo, who let the Black stars to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

In a match that finished in a 1-1 tie at the MKO Abiola stadium in Abuja, Addo led the West African team that earned their spot in the world cup with a double-counted goal against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Following Ghana’s Friday World Cup elimination, the 47-year-old reaffirmed his resignation and looked to the future of his country’s football.

The boss, after Ghana’s exit, revealed his decision:

It was always clear that I would stop after the World Cup. My family and I see our role in Germany. I like my life at (Borussia) Dortmund (where he works as a talent coach, and wants to carry on there.” he said.

Some sports enthusiasts responded to his departure by sharing their thoughts.

A supporter commented:

Super eagles coaches will never resign. They prefer to die there”

Another sports enthusiast states:

“9ja coach no dey ever resign”

In jest, a fan wrote:

He actually did what he was hired to do. Get Ghana to qualify for the world cup thereafter, he became clueless”

A supporter was not pleased with the coach’s resignation:

“The dude will rather be an assistant than a national team coach he’s not confident, always making panic subs

On the other side, some sports enthusiasts believe the Ghanaian manager made the right choice in deciding to retire.

A reader wrote:

He did well within a short period. Kudos to him.”

Another wrote:

Respect to him. He did well”

One submitted:

“He did his best, I guess”

Credit: Soccernet


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