Browsing: Coach Steven Keshi

Warning that his future does not depend on the outcome of the result against Congo, Keshi also revealed that he gave up the incidence on the return of his assistant, Sylvanus Okpala, due to the case at the CAS, just as he revealed that the game came at a wrong time for Victor Moses, who took permission that he is not yet fully fit

Amodu, who dropped the hint while fielding questions from the sporting press on arrival at the Glass House with his coaching consortium on Tuesday, argued that Keshi’s removal was not the best of decisions, especially when he has only two remaining matches to round off the qualifiers

A close source in the Ethiopian Football Association, is said to have confirmed that they expect Keshi in Addis Ababa this week to continue talks on the possibility of taking over the national team

One of the factors that led to the sack of Keshi was his desire to exert his authority as the head coach of the Eagles without due recourse to other people’s opinion. Keshi was the supposed messiah and he actually started work as such when he invited almost all the Eagles’ players in order to measure how good they were and those that would fit in with his strategy

Speaking after the national team had their first work-out at the Philadelphia Eagles Stadium in Philadelphia, Keshi said he was thrilled by the level of tactical and technical depth displayed by the players but there was need to be cautious