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Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) sacked Stephen Keshi, replacing him with Nigeria’s perpetual standby coach, Shaibu Amodu.
Keshi’s assistant coaches – Daniel Amokachi and Ike Shorunmu – were also sacked.
According to BusinessDay, the Cable reports that the decision was made Wednesday night by the executive committee of the newly constituted Nigeria Football Federation, at a meeting at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.
Shaibu Amodu, will be supported by Salisu Yusuf, Gbenga Ogunbote and Aloysius Agu.
Garba Lawal, a former player will serve as the team ‘s coordinator.
Amodu as a caretaker coach, will take charge of the team for the last two matches in the qualifying round for the 2015 African Cup of Nations.
Keshi’s three-year contract with NFF actually expired at the end of the World Cup in Brazil, where he led the team to the second round of the competition, just after winning the African Cup of Nations.
The team have had a run of bad results since then, losing to Sudan and Congo in the Group A qualifiers and drawing with South Africa. The team secured a 3-1 victory over Sudan in Abuja on Wednesday.