Super Eagles great, Kanu Nwnakwo has blamed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2017 African Cup of Nations.
The Super Eagles were beaten by Egypt 1-0 on Tuesday, March 29 in a 2017 AFCON qualifiers.
With the loss and Chad withdrawal from the qualifiers, the Super Eagles have been eliminated from the race to reach 2017.
Kanu criticised the NFF of for contributing for the 2017 AFCON miss which Nigeria’s second consecutively.
“What is happening with Nigerian football is that the top management is not what it is supposed to be so what is below is being affected,” Kanu told BBC Sport from Uganda.
“When the head is not right, even your body won’t be right,” said Kanu.
The former Arsenal star also believe Africa and the world will miss Nigeria at the 2017 AFCON.
“When we are not at the Nations Cup, it’s not the same,” said Kanu.
Many have called for the resignation of NFF boss Amaju Pinnick following Nigeria’s failure to qualify for 2017 AFCON.
The Delta State football administrator has however maintained that he must complete his four-year tenure as boss of the Glass House.
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