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Sunday, 1 May 2016

Foreign Coach hire: NFF President denies approaching England's Harry Redknapp

The president of the Nigeria Football Federation,  Amaju Pinnick has denied reports making the rounds in the International media that the Federation was snubbed by former Tottenham and QPR manager Harry Redknapp.

The NFF is currently in search of a high calibre foreign coach to take charge of the Super Eagles qualification for Russia 2018. There were reports that Redknapp had agreed to manage Nigeria's senior team before making a u-turn to work as consultant for an Australian club. 
When asked about the reports by Sporting Life magazine, Amaju Pinnick said 'Totally untrue'.

Redknapp a highly respected coach, has accrued nearly 1500 games as a top flight manager and apart from his new role as the Mariners consultant, he acts as an advisor to Derby County.