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  1. Mitchell Obi, Yobo in Keshi's burial committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Veteran sports journalist, Mitchel Obi, and former internationals, Peter Rufai, Joseph Yobo, Austin Eguavoen, Austin Okocha and Victor Ikpeba are in the Stephen Keshi burial committee constituted by the Federal Ministry of Sports and Youth Development, reports owngoalnigeria.com. Also in the panel is former Nigeria Football Federation Media Officer, Austin Mgbolu, as well as representatives of the Edo and Delta states' governments.

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  2. Supporters Club plead support for Super Eagles' World Cup qualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Vanguard

    The Nigeria Football Supporters Club has urged fans to offer necessary support to the Super Eagles to excel in their group matches of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The club's Secretary, Samuel Ikpea, made call while reacting to the draws for the Africa Zone of the qualifiers in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Lagos.

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  3. Quality players, right coach key to our qualification - NwanuRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Former international, Chidi Nwanu, has said that the qualification of the Super Eagles for the World Cup in Russia will depend on the quality of players available during the qualifiers scheduled to begin in October. Only group winners will qualify for the competition.

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  4. Africa: Mouth-Watering Match-Ups Drawn in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | AllAfrica.com

    For the last two FIFA World Cups, the same five African teams have progressed through qualification to the finals, but the field for Russia 2018 will definitely be different as three of the finalists from South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 have been drawn into the same group. The four teams in five groups will play home-and-away matches with only the group winners advancing to the Mundial.

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  5. Super Eagles in group of death, face Algeria, Cameroun, ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Ghanamma.com

    "This pairing is very challenging, but I see it as mission possible for Nigeria." That was the declaration by former Super Eagles winger, Felix Owolabi yesterday shortly after the draws for African countries ahead Russia 2018 World Cup were concluded in Cairo, Egypt.

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  6. Sport24.co.za | Bafana drawn in Group D in African WC qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | News24

    Bafana Bafana are placed in Group D as the African qualifiers were drawn together on Friday from which the winners go to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Group B was completed by Zambia, shock winners of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, after a one-hour ceremony in Cairo.

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  7. Keshi to be buried on July 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Ghanamma.com

    Former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, who died on June 8, will have his funeral rites hold between July 27 and July 29, 2016, a statement from the Nigeria Football Federation has revealed. After a meeting with the late coach's family, the NFF in a statement stated that there would be a night of tribute in Abuja for the former Super Eagles coach.

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  8. Nigeria need self-belief to make Russia 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Ghanamma.com

    Salisu Yusuf's side now face an uphill battle to make Russia in 2018, with Algeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal and Tunisia potential opponents when the Africa draw is made in Cairo. "We may not be one of the top seeds for the qualifiers but that does not mean we are not good enough to qualify for the World Cup," he told AfricanFootball.com.

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  9. Very few have done what Keshi achieved in football - IwobiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Vanguard

    Arsenal and Nigerian striker, Alexander Iwobi is still mourning the death of former Eagles captain and coach, Stephen Keshi. The former Mali and Togo died in the early hours of June 8 in Benin City, Edo State.

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  10. Family kicks against alleged plan to bury Keshi in BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Ghanamma.com

    The Keshi family of Ogbe Onyeogu Quarters Ukpologwu Illah, Oshimili Local Council of Delta State has written to their in-laws, the Aburime Family of Ewu, Edo State, demanding that Super Eagles former Coach, Stephen Keshi, who passed on on June 7 be buried in his paternal family home. There have been reports of plans to bury the late Keshi in Benin, where he lived before travelling to Europe for his professional football career.

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  11. Togo honour Stephen Keshi with memorial matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | BBC News

    The match in Lome was played between the current Togo national side and 'Team Keshi', made up of players who were part of his 2006 squad. "He was somebody that I respected a lot and I have to give him a lot of credit because when he joined the Togolese national team he believed in me.

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  12. Sport24.co.za | Adebayor mourns 'great loss' of KeshiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | News24

    Togo skipper Emmanuel Adebayor on Sunday mourned the "great loss to African football" of Stephen Keshi, the former Nigerian international and coach who died from a heart attack at the age of 54 earlier this month. Crystal Palace striker Adebayor was playing in an exhibition game in Lome organised to pay homage to Keshi, who coached Togo to the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany.

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  13. I'm empty without Amodu, Keshi-EricoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Vanguard

    H e sat forlorn as the Chief Imam offered prayers for late coach Shuaibu Amodu's 8th Day Fidau at his 41A Adegoke Street, off Masha in Surulere, Lagos yesterday. Familiar faces exchanged pleasantries, but he was lonely in the crowd that included Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, NFF President Amaju Pinnick, NOC President, Engr Habu Gumel, Ike Shorunmu, Mutiu Adepoju, Franklin Howard and a retinue of Sports Editors and residents within Surulere.

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  14. Amodu Shaibu - My tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Ghanamma.com

    One week after paying a painful tribute to the most successful coach in the history of Nigerian football, I am about to pay another tribute to the country's most accomplished indigenous coach ever. Within the space of four days, Stephen Keshi and Amodu Shaibu died under similar shocking circumstances.

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  15. I deserve Eagles job - YusufRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Vanguard

    Nigeria caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf has maintained he has paid his dues to be named the country's coach on a permanent basis and as such he would not consider another position in the Super Eagles. In the past one year, Yusuf, a former El Kanemi and Ranchers Bees midfielder, has assisted Stephen Keshi, Sunday Oliseh and Samson Siasia in the Super Eagles.

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  16. Amodu Shuaibu's death, Orlando tragedy, top Google TrendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Vanguard

    The black horseman took a long ride this week, dipping his scythe randomly into the field of souls, leaving heart wrenching grief and despair in his wake. It was a dark week for Nigerian football, with the passing of former Super Eagles' coach and NFF technical director, Shuaibu Amodu, just three days after the demise of another Super Eagles handler, Stephen Keshi.

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  17. Nigeria: Nobody Has Spoken to Me About My Father's Funeral - Keshi's First SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | AllAfrica.com

    The first son of late Nigeria captain and coach Stephen Keshi has expressed bewilderment that certain persons have put date for his father's burial rites without the knowledge and consent of his children. Stephen Keshi Jnr, 27, arrived at the NFF Secretariat on Wednesday morning and met with the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi.

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  18. Nobody has spoken to me about my father's funeral - Keshi's first sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Vanguard

    The first son of late Nigeria captain and coach Stephen Keshi has expressed bewilderment that certain persons have put date for his father's burial rites without the knowledge and consent of his children. Stephen Keshi Jnr, 27, arrived at the NFF Secretariat on Wednesday morning and met with the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi.

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  19. Keshi wanted great comfort for his children, says OkokuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Ghanamma.com

    Late Stephen Keshi , Paul Okoku with Super Eagles players, Vincent Enyeama, Joseph Yobo and Mikel Obi during the Super Eagles Support Greater Tomorrow Children Foundation event in Abuja. a Recalls their playing days in Iponri, Mushin Olosha, others Former Flying Eagles and Super Eagles midfielder, US-based Paul Okoku, was one of the closest friends to the late Stephen Keshi.

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  20. Edo owes Amodu N25m, Reps want coaches immortalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Ghanamma.com

    Orders entitlements paid to their families The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to immortalise the late coaches of the Super Eagles Stephen Okechukwu Keshi and Amodu Shuaibu, who passed on recently. This comes on the heels of the revelation that the Edo State government owes Coach Amodu Shaibu N25 million.

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