Breaking: Finidi George Quits Super Eagles Head Coach Role

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In a surprising turn of events, reports have emerged indicating that Finidi George has resigned from his position as the head coach of the Super Eagles, Nigeria’s national football team. This decision comes on the heels of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) opting to bring in a foreign technical adviser for the team.

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Reported resignation letter tabled

Multiple sources have confirmed that Finidi, a former football star and respected coach, has formally submitted his resignation letter to the Nigeria Football Federation. The 53-year-old, who took over the reins from Jose Peseiro in May, made this difficult choice following the NFF’s decision to hire a foreign technical adviser to work alongside him.

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Finidi’s National team Coaching career

Finidi’s journey with the Super Eagles has been a tumultuous one. Initially appointed as Peseiro’s assistant, he took over the top job after Peseiro’s departure, only to face challenges and setbacks along the way. One major blow for Finidi was the recent string of disappointing results in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, where the Super Eagles failed to secure victories against South Africa and Benin Republic.

Finidi shocks the nation by throwing in the towel

The abrupt resignation of Finidi George has sent shockwaves through the Nigerian football community. His departure raises questions about the direction of the Super Eagles and the NFF’s decision-making process. Finidi’s resignation also means a significant change in his contract terms, as his annual income is set to be reduced from N15 million to N5 million due to the team’s recent performance.

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Finidi’s National team coaching career cut short

While Finidi George’s tenure as head coach may have been short-lived, his contribution to Nigerian football is undeniable. As a former player with a successful career in Europe, Finidi brought a wealth of experience and knowledge to his coaching role. It remains to be seen who will step in to fill the void left by his departure and guide the Super Eagles in their future endeavors. The footballing world will eagerly await further developments in this evolving saga.

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