The Politics in Nigerian football can destroy a player’s career – Emmanuel Emenike reveals!

Former Super Eagles and Fermabache of Turkey striker: Emmanuel Emenike believes that a lot of politics go on off the pitch in Nigeria’s football adminstration such that it could make or mar a player’s career especially at the national team level.

Emmanuel Emenike made this known in an Instagram live chat recently with Kuli Kuli football: an online platform that cover Nigerian players abroad.

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In the chat, Emenike revealed some of the challenges he faced  in the Super Eagles team then before getting a chance to play eventually.

In his words:

In addition, he also revealed that former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo and Steven Keshi played a huge role in convincing him to play for the Super Eagles before their eventual triumph at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

The lanky striker scored 9 goals in 37 appearances for the Super Eagles and also finished top goal scorer at the Nations Cup in 2013 with 4 goals.

Source : Kuli Kuli Football

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