AFCON 2019: Nigerian head coach sacked on Monday

AFCON 2019: Nigerian head coach sacked on Monday

Emmanuel Amuneke has been sacked as the head coach of Tanzania, following the country’s poor outing at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Taifa Stars did not make it beyond the group stages, losing 2-0 to Senegal, 3-2 to Kenya and 3-0 to Algeria, to finish bottom of Group C with no point.

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“The Tanzania Football Association (TFF) and the national team coach, Emmanuel Amunike, have reached a joint agreement to terminate the contract between us.

“TFF will announce the TAN coach who will lead the national team for Chan matches.

“TAN coaches will be announced after the Emergency Committee meeting on July 11, 2019,” read a statement on the TFF website.

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Amuneke helped the Taifa Stars qualify for AFCON for the first time in 39 years.

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