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  1. Go if you're not happy with our contract, NFF tells KeshiRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Technical Committee Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation, Felix Anyansi-Agwu has criticised Stephen Keshi for saying a new deal offered him by the football authority amounted to a "slave contract". A debate had raged in Nigeria over whether Keshi should be given a new deal, despite new offer to the NFF and stop embarrassing the country or his potential employers in the media.

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  2. NFF official criticises Keshi commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Top Nigeria Football Federation official Felix Anyansi-Agwu has criticised Stephen Keshi for saying a new deal offered him by the football authority amounted to a "slave contract". A debate had raged in Nigeria over whether Keshi should be given a new deal, despite leading the Super Eagles to the 2013 Nations Cup title.

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  3. Nigeria: Contract Saga - NFF Hands Keshi Tough ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Hopes of Stephen Keshi renewing his contract as Super Eagles Head Coach deemed during the week, after the Nigeria Football Federation handed him tough, if not impossible conditions, in the contract renewal papers forwarded to the coach on Wednesday. Keshi confirmed on Thursday that the NFF forwarded the contract renewal papers to him on Wednesday night.

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  4. Keshi says Nigeria offered him 'slave contract'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | West Australian

    Coach Stephen Keshi has said a new deal offered to him by the Nigeria Football Federation amounts to a "slave contract". A debate has raged whether 52-year-old Keshi should be given a new contract after he failed to qualify the Super Eagles for the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

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  5. Nigeria coach laments 'slave contract'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Iol.co.za

    Coach Stephen Keshi has said a new deal offered him by Nigeria amounted to a slave contract .Photo by Manus van Dyk/Gallo Images A debate has raged whether 52-year-old Keshi should be given a new contract after he failed to qualify the Super Eagles for the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. His initial contract of three years ran out after last year's World Cup in Brazil, where Nigeria reached the last 16 knockout stages.

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  6. Nigeria: I Have Been Offered 'A Slave Contract' - KeshiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    Coach Stephen Keshi has described as "a slave contract" what has been offered him to continue as Nigeria coach. Keshi said he has received his new contract from the Nigeria Football Federation , but has been far from impressed what has been offered him.

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  7. Sports journalists blast NFF over KeshiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria , Lagos Chapter, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to take a clear stand on the engagement and status of Coach Stephen Keshi and save the Nigerian public the agony of having frequently to discuss him as the main issue of the nation's football rather than the development and progress of the game. Lagos SWAN made the call in reaction to a statement by the NFF accusing a section of the media of having lied in a report in which Keshi was quoted to have expressed some displeasure with the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, and the Football House.

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  8. Ideye deserves recall - AmokachiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | BBC News

    The 26-year-old has not played for the Super Eagles since November 2013 and missed out on last year's World Cup. But Ideye has scored four goals in four games for his Premier League side, prompting Amokachi to call him "our best striker in Europe at the moment".

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  9. Keshi blasts NFF, says he is ready to walk awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Vanguard

    Coach Stephen Keshi has fired at NFF boss Amaju Pinnick, insisting the federation believe they are doing him a favour by appointing him to lead Nigeria again but he is ready to walk away. There is no love lost between Keshi and NFF boss Pinnick and this was further underlined by the latest statements by the coach.

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  10. Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi fails to land Burkina post, German appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Stephen Keshi will not be the next coach of Burkina Faso according to media reports out of the West African country as Gernot Rohr has been given the job. The French-German Gernot Rohr has been appointed new head coach of the Stallions of Burkina Faso, koaci.com said it has learnt from the Burkinabe Football Association.

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  11. Nigeria: Keshi Offered Fresh DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Even as there are ongoing moves by Stephen Keshi to step into the vacant Burkina Faso national team job, the Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, confirmed Monday that a fresh deal for the ex-international to return to the Eagles job would be ready for signing by next week. Pinnick similarly disclosed that a draft copy of the contract would be sent to Keshi today or latest by tomorrow morning for his consideration.

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  12. NFF slashes Keshi's pay in new dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Vanguard

    There is a drastic pay cut for coach Stephen Keshi in the new deal which has been prepared by the Amaju Pinnick-led NFF. The new deal if agreed by Keshi will see him earn three million Naira a month.

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  13. Liverpool morning round-up, rising star faces big decision,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Business News

    They report that the 19-year-old could be eligible for both Nigeria and England with the former said to be hoping he turns his back on England having represented them at under-20 level. The Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is quoted, saying: "I've been told he is a very good prospect with potential to become one of the best wingers in the world.

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  14. Ighalo hoping for Nigeria call-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Watford Observer

    Watford striker Odion Ighalo hopes his form for the Hornets will result in a call-up to the Nigeria national team For most professional footballers it is their dream to represent their national team. Watford striker Odion Ighalo is no different.

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  15. Ex-Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac, Nigeria's Keshi shortlisted for Burkina coaching postRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Ghanamma.com

    Ex-Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has made the final three-man shortlist of candidates being considered for the vacant Burkina Faso national team coaching job. The Serbian was shortlisted along with Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi as they were included in a three-man list released by the football federation of the country.

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  16. Chelsea racism video: There can be no defence - this time Chelsea must take a standRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Independent

    COMMENT: Club must help authorities identify and punish supporters involved in vile racist behaviour in Paris, writes The Independent's chief football writer Sam Wallace Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies There can be no mitigation, no tolerance of ropey excuses, no quarter given to any dismal defence of the indefensible.

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  17. Keshi on Burkina Faso shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | BBC News

    Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is in the running to become Burkina Faso's coach after being named in a three-man shortlist for the post on Tuesday. The Burkina Faso Football Federation is also considering ex-Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac and ex-Gabon and Niger coach Gernot Rohr.

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  18. Keshi confirms Burkina Faso approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Umukino

    Stephen Keshi has confirmed to supersport.com that the Burkina Faso Football Federation has formally spoken to him about taking up the coaching job of the Stallions. The out-of-contract Nigeria manager disclosed on Friday that the Burkinabe FA asked him if he is interested in the head coach role vacated by Belgian, Paul Put, this week.

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  19. Chukwu clears air on KeshiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Vanguard

    F ormer captain and one time handler of the national team, Christian Chukwu has said that his comments on the protracted contract talks between the Nigeria Football Federation and out-of-contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi were based on what he termed as "the body language of the NFF." According to him, "from what I can read of the body language of the NFF, it appears they do not want Keshi any more but they have not been bold enough to tell him so.

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  20. Chukwu to NFF: Don't renew Keshi's contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Vanguard

    F ormer Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu believes the Nigeria Football Federation should dispense with out-of-contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi and get an alternative. Chukwu, a member of the immediate past technical committee of the NFF, says the body language of the Glass House is clear they don't want Keshi to continue, and states that they must get another coach immediately.

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