The Nigerian Football Federation, on Thursday, announced the sack of the entire technical crew of the national team after they failed to qualify for the 2022 world cup.
This was contained in a statement on its website titled, ‘NFF disengages Super Eagles’ Technical Crew’, and signed by the NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi.
It also said Austin Eguavon has stepped down as the technical adviser of the Nigerian National Team.
The football body noted that the termination takes immediate effect.
The statement read, “Following the failure of the Super Eagles of Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the erstwhile Technical Adviser, Augustine Eguavoen has stepped down from that position with immediate effect.
“The NFF has in the meantime withdrawn the two-and-half years contract offered the coaches and terminated the appointment of the entire technical crew of the team with immediate effect.
“A new crew will be announced after a proper review to lead the new charge of reinvigorating the Super Eagles to face future challenges appropriately.
“We thank the coaches and team officials for their service to the nation and wish them success in their future endeavours.”