Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Stephen Keshi retracts his decision to resign as Super Eagles coach.

Following his decision to resign as head Coach of the Super Eagles after a successful Nations Cup tournament, Stephan Keshi in a signed statement made available by the Nigerian Football Federation has decided to continue as Head Coach for the Super Eagles after an intervention by Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji.

“I have had cause to express my displeasure over some issues that happened in the course of our participation in the AFCON 2013, which my team won by the grace of God, especially concerning my relationship with the Nigerian Football Federation, I have since had opportunity to discuss the various issues with all concerned. I am therefore pleased to say that I have reconsidered my position and have decided to continue with my job,”
“I want to thank the Honourable Minister of Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, for his swift and kind intervention.”- Statement signed by Keshi on Tuesday.

Stephan Keshi took over as Super Eagles coach in November 2011,and still has about 3 years left in his contract. 

Source: mtnfootball.