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Vogts quits as Nigeria coach

Written on February 21st, 2008 by
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LAGOS (Reuters) - Berti Vogts has quit as Nigeria national team coach with immediate effect, the German Football Federation said on Wednesday. The 61-year-old, who guided Germany to victory in the 1996 European Championship, had been heavily... Read More | Share

Tamuz turns down Nigeria

Written on March 13th, 2007 by
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Nigeria-born striker Toto Tamuz has accepted temporary residency status in Israel, ending hopes that he could play for the Super Eagles. The 18-year-old, who plays for the local side Beitar Jerusalem, has fought a long battle to gain Israeli... Read More | Share

BBC SPORT | Football | African | Nigeria FA chief comes under fire

Written on January 24th, 2007 by
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Civil war has broken out in Nigeria football with the NFA chairman Sani Lulu coming under fire from angry board members over recent appointments. Lulu has been strongly criticised for hiring Berti Vogts as Super Eagles coach and Bolaji Ojo-Oba as the... Read More | Share

BBC SPORT | Football | African | Vogts ready for Nigeria challenge

Written on January 19th, 2007 by
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Berti Vogts says his troubled tenure as Scotland coach will help him be a success in his new job as manager of the Nigerian national side. The German spent three disastrous years in charge of the Scots from 2001 to 2004 during which time the team's... Read More | Share


Written on January 15th, 2007 by
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Former Germany coach Berti Vogts is to take charge of Nigeria's national team, the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) said on Monday. Vogts, who led Germany to victory at Euro 96 and also had spells in charge of Kuwait and Scotland, will take over on... Read More | Share

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