Paul Le Guen Perfect For Super Eagles Job - Jean Francois Loscuito

Published on: 15 March 2016

Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Jean Francois Loscuito has given a firm endorsement to former Paris Saint Germain defender, Paul Le Guen as a good candidate for the Nigerian national team coaching job.

The Nigeria Football Federation have reportedly agreed a contract with the erstwhile Oman national team boss, but seemingly have backtracked on that stance, with an assurance to interim coach Samson Siasia that the issue of a foreign coach will not be on the front burner, albeit for now. sought the opinion of the coach who assisted Sunday Oliseh before the recent resignation of the former Nigeria  international, on the subject of a foreign coach.

"I know Paul Le Guen very well. He was a great player and he has vital experience in coaching as well," Loscuito remarks during an exclusive chat with

"If Nigeria go for him, it will not be a bad choice. Coaching or the style of football coaches adopt is not the problem of Nigerian football," Loscuito, who is in Lome,  Togo, where he is receiving treatment after food poisoning and an operation further stated.

Loscuito says the problem of Nigerian football goes beyond the football players on the field and the coaches on the dugout.