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Palmgren quits over death threats

June 10, 2013
By ESPN staff
Roger Palmgren has resigned as Namibia coach after only a month in the role as a result of death threats.

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Palmgren, a Swede who has spent the majority of his career in Africa, took charge of Namibia at the start of May and oversaw goalless draws in a friendly with Zambia and a World Cup qualifier against Malawi.

However, he has opted to walk away from the position before Wednesday's qualifier with Nigeria.

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