The youth coach of world champion and document holder Tobi Amusan, Ayodele Solaja has opined that American monitor legend, Michael Johnson and different American critics are wallowing in envy.
Naija News remembers Amusan gained her semifinal warmth when she crossed the end line at a time of 12.12 seconds, smashing the earlier better of 12.20sec set by American Kendra Harrison in 2016.
Nonetheless, Michael Johnson, who gained 4 Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals within the span of his profession, questioned her accuracy and timing.
This earned him a number of backlashes from many Nigerians on Twitter, who accused him of black racism.
In an interview with PUNCH, Tobi’s father urged Nigerians to disregard Micheal’s comments over his daughter’s heroics at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon.
In line with Tobi’s father, he’s unbothered about what anybody is presently saying as a result of God has performed the miraculous.
He stated: “You already know the western world and the way they behave, you must know what they’re.
“I really feel unconcerned about what he stated after the race as a result of God has performed what He must do. I don’t thoughts no matter anyone says in regards to the timing, I really feel that’s how the western world is however they don’t seem to be God.
“So, he’s entitled to his opinion. I gained’t take it as an offence as a result of I simply consider that’s what these blacks do.”
Additionally, Amusan’s youth coach, Ayodele Solaja, who coached the 25-year-old whereas she was a pupil on the Our Girl of Apostles, Ijebu Ode, stated Johnson and different People have been envious of Amosun, following her feat.
He said: “Everybody within the US, together with Michael Johnson, are simply wallowing in envy due to the achievement of Tobi.
“Tobi has performed what no Nigerian may do within the World Championship.”