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Eguavoen resigns as Nigeria dissolves Super Eagles technical team

BY: Isaac Yeboah
Super Eagles of Nigeria
Super Eagles of Nigeria

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has terminated the appointment of the entire technical crew of the Super Eagles with immediate effect following the team’s failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup.

The team’s interim coach and NFF Technical Advisor, Augustine Eguavoen has also stepped down from his coaching post.

The Black Stars of Ghana pipped the Super Eagles to the World Cup ticket following a pulsating one-all game in Abuja on Tuesday in the second leg Qatar 2022 World Cup play-off. The first leg in Kumasi, Ghana, had ended goalless.

The NFF Thursday announced the withdrawal of contracts for other coaches of the Super Eagles and wished them well in their future endeavours.

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NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi in a statement posted on the NFF website titled "NFF disengages Super Eagles’ Technical Crew", confirmed the decisions follow the Super Eagles failure to qualify for the World Cup.

Augustin Eguavoen

“Following the failure of the Super Eagles of Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the erstwhile Technical Adviser, Augustine Eguavoen has stepped down from that position with immediate effect.

“The NFF has in the meantime withdrawn the two-and-half years contract offered the coaches and terminated the appointment of the entire technical crew of the team with immediate effect.

“A new crew will be announced after a proper review to lead the new charge of reinvigorating the Super Eagles to face future challenges appropriately.

“We thank the coaches and team officials for their service to the nation and wish them success in their future endeavours.”

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