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NFF suspends Keshi’s contract signing

Posted: Apr 18, 2015 at 12:24 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Tony Ezimakor / Snr Correspondent Abuja


Again for the umpteenth time on Friday, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) put off the planned contract signing of Coach Stephen Keshi, contrary to assurances by NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi.

Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi

Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi

No official explanation was given by the federation, but a top staff contacted on the matter said the federation was not ready.

Another top board member, who did not want to be quoted, explained that the event was postponed because of some issues that needed to be sorted.

He could not confirm a new date but said that the signing may hold next week.

However, a source revealed that the event was suspended because Keshi’s contract papers were yet to be vetted by the National Sports Commission (NSC).

Such statutory role of the commission, Saturday Independent learnt, cannot be carried out in a hurry, suggesting that next week may yet not be feasible.

Other reasons adduced include the fact the NFF President Amaju Pinnick is away in London on official assignment.