Nigerian Coach Leaves AFCON 2019 Participants
Nigerian Coach Leaves AFCON 2019 Participants [Photo: Tanzania Football Federation Website]
The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) said it parted ways with Nigeria’s Emmanuel Amuneke after a mutual agreement.

Amuneke led the Taifa Stars to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019, 39 years after the team’s last appearance in the competition.

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However, he failed to record a point as the side lost all group games at the football fiesta.

In a statement, the TFF said it had reached a “joint agreement” with the 48-year-old to terminate his contract.

“The Tanzania Football Association (TFF) and the National Team Coach, Emmanuel Amunike, have reached a joint agreement to terminate the contract between us,” the statement read.

“TFF will announce the time coach who will lead the National Team for CHAN matches.

“Team coaches will be announced after the Emergency Committee Committee meeting meets July 11, 2019.

“The search for the new Coach has started immediately.”