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Uche Quits!


Eucharia Uche will not continue as head coach of Nigeria’s Super Falcons, has been informed.

This development comes against the backdrop of the Super Falcons’ failure


to qualify for the 2012 Olympic soccer for women.

The Super Falcons lost on penalties to their Cameroonian counterparts in Yaounde on Sunday.

It has been learnt that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not extend the contract of Uche.

Uche’s contract first expired after the Fifa Women’s World Cup before the football federation renewed it by another eight weeks.

At present, the Super Falcons’ coach is out of contract and has been informed that the NFF will not renew her deal following the team’s ouster from the Olympics.

“Eucharia Uche’s case is not a matter of being sacked. She’s out of contract and having failed to lead the Super Falcons to the Olympics, the NFF won’t be renewing her deal at the moment,” a top official of the football federation, who wants to remain anonymous said.

Uche led the Super Falcons to win the African title but failed to guide the team past the first round of the last edition of the World Cup.


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