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NFF isn’t sacking Golden Eaglets' coach, Manu Garba just yet

The Golden Eaglets, who are the most successful side in the tournament with five titles, suffered a 3-1 round of 16 defeat to the Netherlands on Wednesday.


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Manu Garba (Photo credit: BBC)

Nigeria’s Under 17 coach, Manu Garuba is not about to lose his job just yet after his team crashed out from the World Cup in Brazil.

According to the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF General Secretary Mohamed Sanusi, it will not rush to sack Garba after the country's exit from World Cup in Brazil, BBC reports.

The Golden Eaglets, who are the most successful side in the tournament with five titles, suffered a 3-1 round of 16 defeat to the Netherlands on Wednesday.

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"There's no truth to reports in the media that the coach has been sacked," Sanusi said.

"We understand the disappointment of the fans, but the coach has a contract with the federation and there's no rush or whatsoever.

"The standard procedure must be followed. For now, the NFF technical committee is expecting a comprehensive technical report from the coach about the tournament in Brazil.

"Any decisions going toward will be presented to the board by the technical committee," Sanusi said.

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