Finidi George resigns after 2 competitive games in charge of Super Eagles


Finidi George has resigned as the head coach of the Super Eagles after just two competitive  games in charge.

George resigned in controversial circumstance following poor results in the 2026 World Cup qualifying campaign,and the decision of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to employ a foreign technical adviser.

It will be recalled that the Super Eagles drew 1-1  with South Africa at home in George’s first game in charge, followed by a shock 2-1 loss to less fancied Benin Republic in the qualifiers.

A source from NFF who pleaded anonymity confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the coach tendered his resignation letter via email to the Federation.

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NAN reports that the Miniser of Sports Development Development, Sen. Joh. Owan Enoh had summoned  NFF over the poor outings of the Super Eagles.

The 53-year-old gaffer was unveiled as coach of the Super Eagles in May following the departure of Portuguese tactician,  Jose Peseiro at the end of the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in February. (NAN) 

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