Salisu Yusuf Caught on Camera Allegedly Taking Bribe
BBC Africa has released a video showing Coach Salisu Yusuf receiving a bribe from unknown agents.
“Nigeria’s top football coach, Salisu Yusuf, has been caught on camera taking cash. The footage, exposed here for the first time, was captured by controversial Ghanaian investigative journalist @anasglobal and recently handed to #BBCAfricaEye.”
Anas was with two football agents when he visited coach and said to handed over to him the sum of $1,000 for him to feature two players in CHAN national team and secretly recorded a video of the transaction.
In the same video, the coach actually told them that selection is based on performance and form of players.
After the leak of the video, Salisu Yusuf said he was given $750 instead of the alleged $1,000 and it was not a bribe but a gift which is in line with FIFA and NFF rules.
Coach Salisu Yusuf is one of the most respected coach in the country having a robust CV. He is the coach of the home base Super Eagles, Super Eagles assistant coach who also featured at the FIFA World Cup, Russia 2018.
We hereby awaits FIFA and NFF action on this situation.