Nigeria hires former defender Keshi as head coach

AP, Wednesday 2 Nov 2011

Nigeria has hired former defender Stephen Keshi as the head coach of the national team after firing Samson Siasia last week following the failure to qualify for the African Cup of Nations

Stephen Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation appointed the 49-year-old Keshi on Wednesday.

Siasia told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he has filed a lawsuit accusing the federation of a breach of contract over his dismissal.

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