Sunday Jun 21, 2015. 08:20
Stephen Keshi is committed to his job as Super Eagles coach and he is ready to see through his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) despite rumours to the contrary, according to his agent Emmanuel Ado.
Keshi has been linked with the vacant job of Cote d'Ivoire national team coach and despite being among the short list, Ado said his client is happy to lead the Super Eagles.
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"Following calls by some journalists that my client Mr. Stephen Keshi and others like Giovanni Trapattoni, Domenech etc have been short listed by the Cote D'Ivoire Football Federation to replace former coach Herve Renard,I will like to make the following statements,” Ado disclosed on his Facebook page.
“My client is very happy with his job as the head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria.He has a two- year contract with the Nigeria Football Federation.And as a professional,he will see out his contract.
“My client feels highly honored to be short listed by Cote D'Ivore - a great footballing country.Like you all know he has a very good relationship with Cote d'Ivore since his playing days. It is a relationship that he cherishes and would continue to cherish all the days of his life.
“We want to use this opportunity to call on all stakeholders and indeed all Nigerians to deny enemies of peace the chance they are looking for to cause distractions.We don't need these distractions.”