Kadiri Ikhana quit his position immediately he got back to the country today Monday.
He said that he has already fulfilled all targets set for him in his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation "I resigned because I failed to meet my own personal wish", I want to lift the trophy and bring it back home' Ikhana said
While expressing his apology to the nation for the outcome of the team’s performance, Mr. Ikhana noted that he accepted full responsibility for the results at the championship.
Mr. Ikhana's contract with the Nigerian Football Federation which was signed on April 1 2012 stipulates that it is compulsory for him to at least get Nigeria to the Semi-final stage of the competition, a feat he achieved.
According to him, the notice of resignation to the federation is in accordance with his contract.
Nigeria Super Falcons finished a disappointing fourth at the 2012 AWC after they lost 1-0 to Cameroon in a third-place playoff on Sunday.