Augustine Eguavoen and the Nigerian Football Association NFF go separated paths. As the association announced on Friday, the national coach gave his out of the qualification for the World Cup in Qatar (21 November to 18 December). Together with his assistants, the 56-year-old “with immediate effect” was resigned.
“After a thorough review, a new technical team is appointed to advance the Super Eagles so that we can appreciate future challenges,” said the NFF.
On Tuesday Nigeria had failed due to the away goal after a 0-0 in the first leg by a 1: 1 in Abuja against Ghana and is therefore not at the World Cup finals since 2006. Then it had come to riots in the stadium.
Nigeria: Eguavoen stood in criticism
Many fans had criticized the tactical approach of the former defender who initially interdiscovered the office in December by the German coach Gernot tube.
At Africa Cup in June, Eguavoen led the Nigerians to the second half of the second, there was a 0: 1 defeat against Tunisia. Then his contract was extended until the end of the World Cup play-offs.