Keshi Returns As Eagles’ Coach Next Week

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation met at the NFF Secretariat, Abuja on Thursday, 7 August, 2014 to discuss issues surrounding Nigeria football and resolved that Coach Stephen Keshi’s contract be formalised next week.
The NFF committee in a communique issued after the meeting hinted that “having received a written expression of interest from Keshi to continue as Head Coach of Senior National Team, Super Eagles, the Executive Committee mandated the Secretariat to reach out to Keshi to conclude the details of his contract and signing by next week, so that he can resume work ahead of the fast-approaching 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series”.
The Committee also received the report of the Effiong Johnson-led sub-committee set up to review lengthy bans on prominent members of the Nigeria football family: Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, Chief Rumson Baribote, Barr. Olaleye Adepoju, Mr. Jarrett Tenebe, Mr. Harrison Jalla, Mr. Ahmed Shuaibu-Gara, Mr. Chikelue Iloanusi and Mr. Olajide Fashikun. A decision on
the report will be taken at the next Executive Committee meeting.
The Committee observed one–minute silence in memory of one-time Member of then NFA Executive Committee, Dr. Ayo Bello, who died in Ilorin, Kwara State on Thursday, 31 July, 2014, hailing his tremendous contributions to the game in Kwara State and at national level.


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