2019 AFCON: Tanzania Sacks Nigeria’s Amuneke

Sacked Emmanuel Amuneke
Emmanuel Amuneke

A new report has confirmed that Emmanuel Amuneke’s contract with Tanzania has been terminated after the Taifa Stars’ woeful performance in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

Taifa’s Stars were eliminated in the group stage of the biennial tournament, losing 2-0 to Senegal, 3-2 to Kenya and suffering a 3-0 defeat to Algeria to finish at the base of Group C with zero points.

A statement on the TFF website read thus;

“The Tanzania Football Association (TFF) and the national team coach, Emmanuel Amunike, have reached a joint agreement to terminate the contract between us.”

“TFF will announce the TAN coach who will lead the national team for Chan matches.

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