What They're Saying

"As the custom is with Nigerian football, if this show of shame were brought upon the nation by a national team failing to perform in a World Cup competition, the coach and every member of the team would have been sacked by now. So, why not do the same to administrators, managers and our so-called leaders who are bringing shame to the country everyday?"

-- Former Nigerian women's national and current Newberry College men's coach Sam Okpodu, calling for Nigeria to replace those organizing the 2009 Under-17 World Cup in Nigeria before FIFA pulls the plug on the tournament. (Nigerian Guardian)

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