Former England bosses in Nigeria frame

GLENN Hoddle and Sven-Goran Eriksson are on a five-man short-list to be the new coach of Nigeria, a spokesman for the national federation has confirmed.

GLENN Hoddle and Sven-Goran Eriksson are on a five-man short-list to be the new coach of Nigeria, a spokesman for the national federation has confirmed.

The former England managers are both in the frame to lead Nigeria's World Cup campaign, which starts against Argentina in South Africa.

Nigeria Football Federation spokesman Ademola Olajire told Press Association Sport: “We have five candidates and Glenn Hoddle is one of them. He took his turn (for interview) yesterday and we will make a decision tomorrow evening.”

Olajire also said that Eriksson is among the names of the four other candidates.

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