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Finidi George reportedly resigns from his Head Coach role

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Nigerian football has been rocked by the sudden resignation of Finidi George, the head coach of the Super Eagles, just a month after his appointment

Finidi George reportedly resigns from his Head Coach role

According to renowned journalist Tobi Adepoju, Finidi submitted his letter of resignation to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) following a dramatic demotion to assistant coach.

The NFF had announced plans to appoint a foreign coach to lead the team, citing disappointing results in the World Cup qualifiers.

Nigeria’s underwhelming performance, including a draw with South Africa and a loss to Benin Republic, left them trailing in their group and dimmed their chances of qualifying for the 2026 World Cup.

Finidi George exit accelerates the search for a new head coach, with the team set to resume action in September for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.