Lagerback takes Nigeria to World Cup (AP via Yahoo! Sports)

The World Cup seemed beyond Lars Lagerback's reach after he failed to lead Sweden to the tournament in South Africa. Not anymore. The Swede was appointed coach of Nigeria in late February, about three months before kickoff. Ronald Andersson, Lagerback's long-serving assistant, said the Nigeria job was "a great challenge" for Lagerback, who reportedly signed a five-month contract to...
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Added March 30, 2010
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