By: Chiamaka Angela
After the Eagles failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, The Nigeria Football Federation has tasked its Technical and Development Sub-Committee to begin the search for the new Super Eagles coach.
The former technical crew members led by Austin Eguavoen were relieved of their positions, this decision was taken by the Executive Committee of the NFF on Tuesday after their meeting in Abuja to deliberate on important issues in Nigerian Football.
In an information made available to the newsmen, the NFF Executive Committee, tendered an apology to the country for not meeting up to the expectations of the state to qualify for the World Cup, with a matter of urgency, implored its Technical and Development Sub-Committee to begin the search for a new Eagles coach as well as other coaches for the home-based eagle squad and other youth team.
The Executive Committee mandated its Technical and Development Sub-Committee to within the next five days, make possible recommendations to the Executive Committee on coaching crews for the Super Eagles, the CHAN team, the U-20 Boys and the U-17 Boys ahead of upcoming assignments.
The statement reads in part. “This is to ensure preparations for the next qualifying tournaments and championships commence in all seriousness”.
Reports has it that former Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh is in the running for the coaching position, while Eguavoen on Monday also stated that he would love to return to the position in the nearest future.