Emmanuel Amunike “Terminates” Contract with Tanzania FA

Tanzania's coach Emmanuel Amunike attends a press conference at the 30 June Stadium in Cairo on June 26, 2019, on the eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) football match between Kenya and Tanzania. (Photo by Samer ABDALLAH / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAMER ABDALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Emmanuel Amunike and the Tanzania Football federation have reached a mutual agreement to terminate the Coach’s job.

Amunike who guided the Taifa Stars to the AFCON 2019; 39 years after the team’s last appearance in the competition.


The Taifa Stars lost all three group matches and were eliminated in the first round.


In a statement published on its official website, the TFF siad it had reached a “joint agreement” with the 48 year-old former Nigeria international to terminate his contract.


“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 time coach who will lead the National Team for CHAN matches.

“Team coaches will be announced after the Emergency Committee Committee meeting meets July 11,2019.

“The search for the new Coach has started immediately,” the statement concludes.


Amunike signed a two-year deal with the TFF in 2018 after he left Sudanese side Al Khartoum SC.


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