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Breaking: Finidi George Resigns As Super Eagles Coach

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There are indications that Finidi George, has quit his job as Head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria after two matches without a win.

George is rumoured to have submitted his resignation letter to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

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Finidi George’s departure follows a 2-1 loss to Benin Republic on match day 4 of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, leaving the Super Eagles without a win in four games.

His exit was confirmed by former Eagles media officer, Toyin Ibitoye, on his X account on Saturday.

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He wrote, “News just in. Finidi George #FinidiGeorge_FG has resigned from his #NGSuperEagles manager position.”

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Also, a source within the NFF who confirmed the development stated that the federation is looking at employing another manager for the team. He also hinted that the federation is exploring the possibility of reducing the head coach’s salary.

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The 53-year-old was unveiled as coach of the Super Eagles in May following the departure of Portuguese tactician Jose Peseiro at the end of the 2023 African Cup of Nations in February. However, in March, the former Enyimba boss took charge of the team interim for the doubleheader international friendly against Ghana and Mali.

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