Libya Coach Apologizes Over “Juju” Comment On Super Eagles
Adel Amrouche, Libya national team coach, has apologised for his statement against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, who he had accused of using “Juju” to win their games.
Amrouche, who had led his side to through a scoreless draw in Durban against South Africa, stated that he was looking forward to playing against the Nigerian side.
“South Africa is a fantastic team and have fantastic players and it’s not easy to play against them,” he said.
“For me, I’m ready for Nigeria; if they want we can play both games in Nigeria; they believe in juju and we believe in God.”
The statement had got many fans and lover of football in the continent attacking the coach who had later apologised for his statement.
He tweeted: “I apologise to the Nigeria football community for using the words JUJU in the press conference in SA.
“I used the word in jest. I respect Nigerians and their RICH football tradition. I’m a man who likes joking, but I realise I used the word out of context. Please accept my apologies.”
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will face Libya in a must win match on October 10 in the continuation of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers.