At last! Keshi re-appointed Super Eagles gaffer

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Lexi Elo

Stephen has been re- as Nigeria on a two-year contract after ten of uncertainty over future with the Super Eagles. The 53-year-old signed the contract on following days of speculation over the decision of the Nigeria Football to hand him the job.

previous contract ended after the World Cup Brazil, where he took Nigeria to the round as they lost to France Brasilia. He had been asked to work on a per-game basis during the country’ ill-fated qualifying campaign for the 2015 Cup of Nations.

That failure had threatened to derail odds of keeping the job but pressure from the government ensured that he the only candidate interviewed by the NFF, some of whose members threatened to resign if he given the job.

, a former of the Super Eagles, led the team to win the 2013 Cup of Nations, 19 years after he last lifted it as a player. contract is expected to last till 2017 and would be determined by success or otherwise the AfCON qualifiers and the Gabon.
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He has also been kept on a tighter leash as he is expected to take decisions under the supervision of the Technical of the NFF. Meanwhile, Keshi’ third spell in charge will see a few changes in his backroom staff as former assistant Daniel Amokachi has been dropped. His place will be taken by former Pillars Salisu Yusuf.