Sports NFF Deny Interest in Harry Redknapp


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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), have denied they are set to name Harry Redknapp as the new Super Eagles coach.

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British newspaper, Daily Star, claimed this week that the NFF had approached the former Portsmouth and Tottenham manager, with a view to naming him as the new national team handler.

However, the federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, says they have never been interested in the Englishman and were looking for a much younger coach.

“Redknapp? In this age? The story is far from the truth,” Olajire told Completesportsnigeria.com on Friday.

“We have nothing to do with him and I can tell you that we have no reason to approach him because we are looking in the direction of a younger and highly experienced coach that can bring new life and positive change to the team.

“I laughed when I saw the story and I was wondering how such a false story was pushed to the media. The body given the assignment to search for a new coach has not even started work, so where was he interviewed and who has he discussed with? It is not true and that is what I can say.”
 
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