Victor Osimhen's show of shame must not go unpunished by the messy NFF

Victor Osimhen's controversial rant against ex-Super Eagles coach George Finidi sparks outrage, highlighting discipline issues with Nigerian football

 

Victor Osimhen's show of shame must not go unpunished by the messy NFF
Victor Osimhen must be made to apologize remorsefully to coach George Finidi following his ill-advised rant on the coach's resignation statement. (Photo credit: GOAL)

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has damaged his reputation with a needless rant against the former coach of the Super Eagles, George Finidi, in an unfortunate display of shame.

News broke out on Saturday that the recently-appointed head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, George Finidi, resigned from his post following two poor outings against South Africa and the Republic of Benin, games in which he recorded a draw and a loss, respectively.

The two results, leaving Nigeria in fifth place on the log in their bid to qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, have agitated fans. Finidi’s resignation was shocking, but the incident that followed left many bewildered.

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen went on a live video to criticize the departing manager, calling him names and using foul language against Finidi, and everyone connected to the story reacted negatively. The incident has led to many chiming in with their personal opinions.

To start with, there’s no evidence anywhere that Finidi mentioned Osimhen’s name, which would lead anyone to ask what exactly his problem was. Rumors circulated that Finidi stated in his resignation letter that "he cannot force anyone to play for the Super Eagles."

Osimhen, who missed the two games Finidi managed due to injury, mistakenly believed the statement was directed at him, which infuriated him. Popular journalist Fabrizio Romano immediately posted his video on his page.

Why did Finidi resign? According to an inside source, the former Enyimba coach felt betrayed upon learning that the NFF plans to hire a foreign technical adviser to manage the Super Eagles' affairs, to whom Finidi will report without prior notice.

Finidi felt belittled and resigned immediately upon hearing the news. The ripple effect of this has sparked heated debates in the football world, with various perspectives on the issue, but Osimhen needs to reflect on the incident and reconsider his actions in the future.

Players have agents for a variety of reasons. The Napoli player could have waited for his spokesman to handle the issue. Considering the lack of physical evidence—not disputing the fact that someone could have inundated Osimhen with the rumored statement by Finidi—he should have maintained class amid the chaos.

Disrespecting the outgoing head coach is as shameful as it gets; if not properly handled, it will grow roots of discord in the national team and, as such, will only give birth to the gross indiscipline that has haunted the team in recent years.

Name

Aaron Ramsey,5,Ac Milan,66,Adam Llana,1,Ademola Lookman,3,Adnan Januzaj,3,AFCON,33,AFCON 2021,10,AFCON.Super Eagles,1,Aguero,8,Ajax,8,Alex Iwobi,21,Alexis Mac Allister,2,Alexis Sanchez,3,Algeria,2,Alvaro Morata,4,Ander Herrera,1,andre ayew,1,Andre Onana,1,Andre schurrle,2,Andrea Pirlo,3,Andrey Arshavin,1,Ange Postecoglou,8,Angel Di Maria,6,anthony martial,5,antonio conte,34,arda turan,4,Argentina,43,Arjen Robben,2,Arsenal,727,Arsene Wenger,22,Arteta,21,arturo vidal,2,AS Roma,17,Asamoah Gyan,2,Aston Villa,72,Atalanta,3,Atletico,2,Atletico Madird,1,Atletico Madrid,41,Atsu,1,Aubameyang,7,Bacary Sagna,1,Bale,2,Ballon d'or,7,Balotelli,3,Banyana Banyana,1,Barcelona,254,Bastian Schweinsteiger,2,Bayer Leverkusen,6,Bayern munich,120,begovic,1,belgium,22,Bellingham,1,Benfica,4,Benin Republic,1,Benitez,3,Benjamin Mendy,1,benteke,1,Benzema,10,Bertrand Traore,1,betting,308,betting tips,200,Birmingham,2,blog post,27,blog spot,1,blogpost,5,blow,1,Bologna,3,Borrusia Dortmund,7,Borussia Dortmund,27,Bournemouth,27,Brazil,40,Brazil 2014,6,brazil match highlights,1,Brazuca,1,Breaking news,31,Brendan Rodgers,2,brentford,19,Brighton,61,bruno fernandes,56,Bukayo Saka,89,Bundesliga,18,Burkina faso,3,Burnley,25,CAF Awards,1,cameroon,20,Cancelo,2,Capital one cup,15,Carabao cup,21,cardiff,4,Cardiff city,2,Carlo Ancelotti,5,Carlos Marchena,1,Carlos Tevez,2,Carlton Cole,1,Casemiro,5,cavani,1,Cazorla,1,CECH,3,Celta vigo,2,Celtic,1,Cesar Azpilicueta,3,Cesc Fabregas,5,Champions League,137,championship,4,CHAN,1,Charly Musonda,1,chelsea,744,Cheslea,6,Chile,1,Christian Benteke,2,Club world cup,2,Cole Palmer,6,colombia,3,Como,1,conte,2,Copa America,6,Copa Lagos 2013,1,Costa Rica,3,Coutinho,2,Cristiano Ronaldo,196,croatia,13,Crystal Palace,31,Crystal Palce,1,Dani Alves,4,Daniel Sturridge,1,Danny Welbeck,1,David Alaba,1,David Beckham,3,David de gea,9,David Luiz,6,David Moyes,11,David Silva,4,de jong,1,Declan Rice,17,Dele Alli,1,Demba Ba,2,Denmark,10,Di Maria,5,dider drogba,1,Didier Drogba,5,Diego Costa,10,Diogo Jota,1,Donnaruma,1,Dortmund,3,Douglas Costa,2,drake,1,Dzeko,1,Eboue,1,eden hazard,19,Ederson,1,edgar davids,1,Edin Dzeko,1,Egypt,11,El Classico,10,El Shaarawy,2,elche,1,Elderson Echiejile,1,Emmanuel Emenike,1,emre can,1,england,91,English premier league,192,Enyimba FC,2,Enzo,3,Enzo Fernandes,1,Enzo Maresca,3,EPL,193,Eric de Oliveira,1,Eric Ten Hag,1,Erik Lamela,1,Erik Ten Hag,52,Erling Haaland,107,ESL,1,Ethiopia,1,Eto'o,2,Euro,2,Euro 2020,73,Euro 2024,25,europ,1,Europa Conference league,2,Europa League,31,Europe,8,Everton,93,FA,6,FA Cup,47,FA Cup final,6,Fabio,1,Fabio Borini,1,Fabregas,1,Falcao,9,fans,1,Feature,2,feature dpost,1,featured,2467,Featured news,2,Featured post,702,featured postSource: Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe,1,fernado llorente,1,fernandinho,1,Fernando Torres,3,Fernerbahce,1,Fetaured,1,FIFA,24,fifa 16,4,FIFA Ballon d'or,2,fifth round draw,1,Fiorentina,5,Football,64,Football news,15,football wags,1,footballer's girlfriend,1,FPL,3,france,41,Franck Ribery,3,Frank Lampard,26,French Cup,1,French Ligue 1,18,Fulham,36,Fulham Liverpool,3,gabriel Jesus,31,Gareth Bale,13,Gareth Southgate,8,Gary Neville,1,George Finidi,3,German Bundesliga,17,German cup,2,Germany,42,Gernot Rohr,1,Gervinho,1,getafe,1,Ghana,19,Gianluigi Buffon,1,gibbs,1,gif,123,Giorgio Chiellini,1,Giroud,2,goal,66,Goals,2,Golazo,74,gold cup,1,Golden eaglets,2,Gonzalo Higuain,1,Gossip,91,Graham Potter,6,Granit Xhaka,5,graphic,4,Grealish,3,guedes,1,Guiseppe Rossi,1,Haaland,2,Hakim Ziyech,1,Halloween,1,Hamburger,1,Harry Kane,61,Harry Maguire,8,hazard,3,Hernanes,1,Hertha Berlin,1,Heung Min Son,33,history,1,Holland,22,huddersfield,2,Hulk,1,Hull city,3,Ibrahimovic,1,iceland,2,iheanacho,1,IK Uche,2,Iker Casillas,2,Ilkay Gundogan,5,Individual Highlights,20,Iniesta,4,inler,1,Inter,1,Inter Miami,3,Inter Milan,53,International friendly,17,Interview,18,Ipswich Town,1,Isco,2,Italian Serie A,37,Italy,34,Ivan Toney,5,ivica Olic,1,Ivory coast,10,Iwobi,1,Jack Wilshere,1,Jadon Sancho,5,Jamaal Musiala,2,James Maddison,9,James Rodriguez,1,Japan,5,Javi Martinez,1,Javier Hernandez,1,Jesus navas,1,Joao Felix,1,Joe Hart,1,Joel Campbell,1,John Obi Mikel,3,John Terry,5,Johnny Evans,1,Jordan,1,jordon ibe,1,Jorginho,7,jose callejon,1,Jose Mourinho,76,Joshua Zirkzee,1,Juan Mata,20,Jude Bellingham,6,Jurgen Klopp,57,Juventus,92,Kagawa,2,Kai Havertz,11,Kaka,2,Kante,11,Kaoru Mitoma,1,Karim Benzema,29,Kelechi Iheanacho,17,Kenneth Omeruo,4,Kenya,1,Kevin De Bruyne,74,Klopp,42,koke,1,kolarov,1,Kyle walker,3,Kylian Mbappe,20,LA Galaxy,1,La liga,98,Lamela,1,Lamine Yamal,3,Lates news,2,latest,2,latest news,7,latest news,1613,latest news news,1,latest news world cup,1,latest news. video,2,latest post,1,Laurent Koscielny,1,Lautaro Martinez,1,Lavezzi,1,Lazio,6,Leandro Bacuna,1,Leeds,5,Leeds United,2,leicester,8,Leicester city,54,Leroy Sane,1,Lewandoski,2,Ligue 1,12,lille,4,Lionel Messi,85,Lionel Messi. Argentina,2,Live stream,73,liverpool,425,liverpool.Arne Slot,1,Loic Remy,2,louis van gaal,9,Lucas Moura,1,Luis Dias,1,Luis suarez,20,Luka Modric,10,Lukaku,5,Luke Shaw,1,Luton Town,16,Lyon,5,Man city,93,Man United,29,Man utd,4,Mancheste City,1,manchester city,445,manchester united,599,Manchetser city,2,manchetser united,4,Mandela,1,Maradona,9,Marco Reus,4,Mario Balotelli,12,Mario Gotze,1,Marseille,5,Martin Odegaard,8,Mason Mount,5,match,1,Match fixing,1,Match highlights,403,match highlights manchester city,1,match highliths,1,match higlights,1,Match Preview,34,match report,291,matci,1,Mauricio Pochettino,48,Maurizio Sarri,4,Mbappe,28,Memphis Depay,5,Mertesacker,1,mess,1,Messi,57,mesut ozil,11,mews,1,Mexico,13,Michael Carrick,1,Michel Platini,1,mikel,1,Mikel Arteta,130,Mikel Obi,1,miranda,1,MLS,8,Mohammed Salah,61,Moises Caicedo,9,Monaco,5,Morocco,1,Mourinho,5,mum,1,Mykhailo Mudryk,2,Nadal,1,Nani,3,Napoli,38,nathan,1,neews,1,new,4,New Zealand,1,newcastel,1,Newcastle,94,Newcastle united,15,news,3663,news latest news,1,news manchester united,1,news Obi Mikel,1,news. opinion,1,news. video,1,newst chelsea,1,Neymar,41,Nice,1,Nicolas Jackson,1,Nigeria,324,Nigeria premier League,2,Norwich,8,Nottingham Forest,16,Novak Djokovic,1,NPFL,6,Obi Mikel,1,ochoa,1,odion ighalo,3,olic,1,Oliver Giroud,3,Olivier Giroud,8,Olly Murs,1,Olympique Marseille,3,Opinion,905,Opinion champions league,1,oscar,3,Ozil,6,Pandurii,1,Patrick Vieira,7,Paul Pogba,21,Pedro,9,Pele,1,Pemier League,1,Pep Guardiola,135,Per Mertesacker,1,peru,1,Petr Cech,8,Phillipe Coutinho,6,Picture,172,picture. Arsenal,1,Pictures,18,pictures news,1,pictures real madrid,1,Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,30,Piers Morgan,4,pinto,1,pique,5,Pirlo,1,Player and Manager of the month,1,playoffs,1,Pochettino,7,Pogba,1,POLAND,1,porto,9,portugal,26,post-match interview,2,predictions,391,Premier League,761,Premier Legaue,1,Preview,3,PSG,125,Pulisic,1,Qatar,1,Qatar 2022,39,Rafael Nada,1,raheem sterling,31,Ramires,2,Rashford,45,Real Betis,2,Real Madrid,237,real marid,1,Real Sociedad,4,reece oxford,1,Ricardo Calafiori,1,Richarlison,5,Rio Ferdinand,4,Robert Lewandoski,4,Robert Lewandowski,10,Robert Snodgrass,1,Robin Van persie,7,Robinho,1,Rodri,1,Rodrygo,1,Roma,4,Romelu Lukaku,18,Ronaldinho,3,Ronaldo,1,Rooney,3,rumour,9,Ryan giggs,2,Sadio Mane,17,salah,57,Sam Sodje,1,Sami Khedira,1,sampdoria,1,Samsung,1,Samuel Chukwueze,2,Samuel Eto'o,3,San Siro,1,Sancho,2,Sandro Tonali,1,Santi Cazorla,1,sarri,1,Saudi,1,Saudi Arabia,9,scary,1,Schalke,9,Scotland,4,senegal,15,Sepp Blatter,1,sergio aguero,9,Sergio Ramos,8,Serie A,46,Sevilla,19,Sir Alex Ferguson,1,Sky sports,1,Sofyan Amrabat,1,Song,1,South Africa,5,Southampton,32,Spain,69,Spanis La liga,4,Spanish La Liga,26,Starting XI,2,Steven Gerrard,18,Stoke,3,Stoke city,5,Suarez,2,suicide bomber,1,sunday oliseh,2,Sunderland,6,super eagles,56,Super Falcons,4,Super League,5,Swansea,6,SWEDEN,3,Taiye Taiwo,1,Team news,46,team news. Liverpool,1,team of the week,2,terrorist,1,the fa cup,3,thibaut courtois,4,Thiery Henry,13,Thomas Partey,11,Thomas Tuchel,37,Timo Werner,6,toni kroos,4,tor,1,Tottenahm,2,Tottenham,194,Tottenham hotspur,73,Transfe,1,Transfer,660,Transfer news,137,transfer news latest news,1,Transfer rumour,2,Transfers,1,transfers news,1,trasnfer,1,Trent Alexander Arnold,1,Tunisia,4,Turkey,3,U-17 World cup,5,uchebo,1,UCL,42,UEFA,17,UEFA Champions League,38,UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE,3,Ukraine,2,Unai Emery,22,Uruguay,5,USA,4,Valencia,4,van gaal,2,Van persie,2,VAR,2,Victor Moses,7,Victor Osimhen,31,Vidal,1,Video,891,Video falcao,1,video match highlights,1,video world cup,1,video. barcelona. neymar,1,video. goal,1,videos,14,Vieo,1,Villareal,6,Villarreal,6,Vincent Enyeama,3,Vincent Kompany,5,Vinicius Jr,4,viswo,1,WAG,1,WAGS,3,Watford,15,Wayen Rooney,1,Wayne Rooney,15,Welbeck,1,Werder Bremen,2,West brom,5,West Ham,73,William Saliba,3,Willian,7,Wolfsburg,4,Wolves,41,women,2,Women World Cup,7,World cup,437,World cup qualifier,30,Xabi Alonso,5,Xavi,3,Yaya Toure,7,Yoan Gouffran,1,Yohan Cabaye,2,Zambia,2,Zidane,8,Zlatan Ibrahimovic,12,
ltr
item
Footballnus | Stay updated on the latest football news, analysis and betting predictions: Victor Osimhen's show of shame must not go unpunished by the messy NFF
Victor Osimhen's show of shame must not go unpunished by the messy NFF
Victor Osimhen's controversial rant against ex-Super Eagles coach George Finidi sparks outrage, highlighting discipline issues with Nigerian football
https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEi3ZcdaQNIMgeqoXBa2RZ0fzMq6-vH_O5T49kaTR8KzurQDE65wC3eBimGhYZXaE-6KGqSFpyqyK1i3TEBAA7OIulSvcV_-IFQqxvgqpZI9ZvwIFXFdNVv7tIrNEMj_z8XvI74-Ly597qM6nUYG0KL2vd1Dw94paLyvISXz1x01x2Mn0QMXcjYTpH5AsSc/w640-h426/operanews1718474808010.jpg
https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEi3ZcdaQNIMgeqoXBa2RZ0fzMq6-vH_O5T49kaTR8KzurQDE65wC3eBimGhYZXaE-6KGqSFpyqyK1i3TEBAA7OIulSvcV_-IFQqxvgqpZI9ZvwIFXFdNVv7tIrNEMj_z8XvI74-Ly597qM6nUYG0KL2vd1Dw94paLyvISXz1x01x2Mn0QMXcjYTpH5AsSc/s72-w640-c-h426/operanews1718474808010.jpg
Footballnus | Stay updated on the latest football news, analysis and betting predictions
https://www.footballnus.com/2024/06/victor-osimhens-show-of-shame-must-not.html
https://www.footballnus.com/
https://www.footballnus.com/
https://www.footballnus.com/2024/06/victor-osimhens-show-of-shame-must-not.html
true
138668994082972833
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content