The Nigeria Football Federation has stripped Augustine Eguavoen of his role as the Super Eagles head coach, according to leading Sports Radio Station in Nigeria, Brila fm.
“Austin Eguavoen has stepped down as Super Eagles Head Coach and will return to his role as Technical Director of all national teams.
“Reliable sources reveal Eguavoen has sent an official letter to the NFF stating his decision.
“Brila Media gathered that, in the aftermath of the failed World Cup bid, the NFF will announce the sack of Eguavoen, however, the embattled Coach is yet to sign the proposed two-year contract for the Super Eagles job which he was handed two days before the first leg of the World Cup play-off against Ghana.” According to Brila fm.
Nigeria held their rivals, Ghana to a goalless draw in the first leg of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at the Baba Yara Stadium on March 25.
The second leg ended 1-1 with the Super Eagles missing their fourth consecutive World Cup appearance by the away goal rule.