AFCON 2015: Eagles In, Keshi Out

AFCON 2015: Eagles In, Keshi Out

By Joseph Emmanuel | Staff Reporter on October 16, 2014
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Super Eagles Team

Following the game of redemption that was played by the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Nigerian can now breathe the sigh of relieve as hopes of getting back in the AFCON 2015 race has been revived.

Stephen Keshi
Stephen Keshi

Ahmed Musa however crowned the matched that ended in a 3-1 aggregatel in the 87 minutes and finally secure the Eagles place in the third place on the table with a four point aggregate.

Spectators, after critical study and analysis of the match concluded that the victory of the Eagles over Sudan was hinged on the zeal of the players to “Play for Keshi”, a motivation that pay off in the end. For the first time in a long time, the team played for its manager.

“It may have come too late to save his job, but it is just in time to get Nigeria’s qualification campaign back on track”, Goal.com reports.

However, the Nigerian Football Federation has decided to let Stephen Keshi go as they relief his assistants: Daniel Amokachi and Ike Shorounmu, giving them the opportunity to study football management in any country of their choice as NFA will shoulder the cost. Amodu Shuaibu has since taken up the coaching job on Thursday, October 16, 2014. he has been entrusted with the task of playing the last two qualifying game against Congo and South Africa as NFA lauches out for a foreign coach

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