Salisu Yusuf, Nigeria National Football Coach Caught Taking Bribe
Salisu Yusuf, Nigeria chief football coach, was caught accepting bribe in a video released by BBC.￼
The footage was captured by controversial journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas in September 2017 – and is being broadcast for the first time by BBC Africa Eye.The chief coach of the Super Eagles, and first assistant during the World Cup, is due to lead the national team to the Olympics in 2020.
Yusuf was said to have accepted bribe after two investigative reporters approached him to include two footballers in his squad at the 2018 African Championship (CHAN). Salisu Yusuf denied any wrongdoing, stating that the inducement did not affect his decision to field the players.