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Nigeria head coach resigns after losing World Cup qualification slot to Black Stars

After the away first leg match in Ghana where none scored, there was a higher hope for the Super Eagles to score Ghana Black Stars in their home. Even some of the Ghanaians on social media commented on how the Super Eagles will have an upper-hand over Black Stars since it going to be on their soil, even though the away game in Ghana could have fetch them a greater point.

The Super Eagles' failed at the quest to their 4th consecutive World Cup qualification after they drew 1-1 with Ghana Black Stars. In this dilemma, the Super Eagles coach, Augustine Eguavoen has now stepped down as their head coach. This unexpected news came days after losing the ticket to world cup to Ghana.

Augustine Eguavoen was able to lead the team to three straight wins at the group stage and lost at the knockout phase to Tunisia during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

NFF general secretary Dr Mohammed Sanusi said, "We thank the coaches and team officials for their service to the nation and wish them success in their future endeavors".

The NFF also disclosed that a new management team for the national team would be announced "after a proper review" and will handle a "reinvigorating the Super Eagles to face future challenges appropriately.

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