NFF Rebuffs Claims It Wants a Foreign Assistant for Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has denied media reports and speculation that they want to hire a foreign assistant for Coach Stephen Keshi.

Local media reports have been fueling rumours that the NFF have finalised plans to bring in a foreigner ahead of the World Cup in Brazil but the football authority issued a statement denying the speculation.

Stephen Keshi WIll Lead Nigeria to the 20th Fifa World Cup in Brazil- NFF.
Stephen Keshi WIll Lead Nigeria to the 20th Fifa World Cup in Brazil- NFF.

“The Technical and Development Committee would want to restate its stand that at no time did it contemplate, approve or recommend for the appointment of any foreign Technical Assistant to Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Mr. Stephen Keshi,” an NFF statement read.

“Committee reiterates the fact that it has given, and will continue to give. its unflinching support to Mr. Keshi and the team to do Nigeria proud at the 20th Fifa World Cup finals, Brazil 2014.”

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