Ndubuisi Egbo, the former KF Tirana manager, said he has a big dream of winning the World Cup with the Nigeria National Football Team.
However, the 47-year-old expressed his desired to coach Super Eagles when the opportunity unveils itself, Goal.com reports.
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Egbo, who is currently out of job, had guided Tirana to win the Albanian league in the 2019-20 season and also qualified them to the Champions League, to the delight of Africa.
The talented coach is the first African coach to achieve that feat in Europe.
“Like I have said in many interviews, it is like a military service that you do for your country.
When you are called upon you don’t have any choice, unless I’m in a contract with another team and it is difficult to go away from there,” Egbo told our source.
He added that he is always open to help the Nigeria National Football Team because he has been working to achieve that dream.
“I always remember what Pele said that he dreamt that one day an African country would win the World Cup. I’m seeing Nigeria winning the World Cup.
“That is one of the dreams I want to achieve for my continent. Anytime I’m called upon, I still have it in my head that if I am given the opportunity I will do my maximum best not only to make Nigerian football but African football move ahead.
“Just like how Pitso Mosimane of South Africa is doing, he won with Sundowns and then went to Egypt and won the Caf Champions League with Al Ahly,” he added.
According to him, those are the things that Africans need to be doing to move African football up.
He stated, “Al Ahly is the club of the century in the whole world and that is something coming from Africa.
“I’ve won one trophy on a continent, why not win the World Cup or at least get to the final first of all.
“If we want European clubs to take a look at our players, we need to bring them up to their level and achieve what they are achieving, then we can measure our strengths with theirs.”
Egbon decried a lack of support to Nigerian coaches by their employers, citing the example of Sunday Oliseh, who was not given the needed time while in charge of the Super Eagles.
According to him, this is in sharp contrast to the current coach Gernot Rohr who is enjoying a second spell despite his inability to win a single trophy for the side.