NFF sends new contract to Keshi for assent

Coach Stephen Keshi

The executive board of the Nigeria Football Federation in a meeting on Tuesday in Abuja renewed the contract of the Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi.

Speaking to journalists in Abuja after the meeting, the Chairman of the NFF communiqué committee and board member, Emeka Inyama, said the board has finalized preparation of the contract.

“Having finalized the fresh contract with Mr. Stephen Keshi, for him to continue as Head Coach of Super Eagles, and having forwarded same to Mr. Keshi, the Executive Committee expects the new contract to be signed by the NFF and Mr. Keshi in a matter of days” he said

Keshi’s previous contract expired after the Brazil 2014 World Cup. He was being paid N5 million a month with an official car and accommodation.

The coach had asked for a pay raise to N10 million.

However, Mr. Inyama refused to disclose the details of the proposed contract sent to the coach for assent.

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