Ministerial committee on the Super Eagles bonus row has pointed out that lack of mutual trust among concern parties, indiscipline and poor leadership are responsible for the recurring bonus row in the senior national team.
Chairman of the committee, Olusegun Adeniyi stated this yesterday while presenting their report to the minister of sports and chairman National Sports Commission (NSC) at the minister office in Abuja.
He accused Super Eagles technical crew led by Coach Stephen Keshi and the football administration headed by Aminu Maigari of not doing enough to avert the embarrassment the nation was subject to over bonus protest in far Namibia by players of the national team.
The committee also lambasted the players for showing any form of appreciation to Nigerians just three months after they were handsomely rewarded for winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations held in South Africa.
“Bonus row has been a recurring challenge for our national administration. Why does this problem persist? The answer is simple: mutual mistrust by all the parties concerned; indiscipline on the part of the players; and the lack of leadership by those charge of their affair.