Former Super Eagles defender Taye Taiwo has called for the sack of head coach Stephen Keshi. Taye Taiwo, who now plays for Buraspor in Turkey, likened Keshi’s failure to qualify for the African Nations Cup to Samson Siasia‘s failure in 2012, noting that Siasia was sacked right after.
Prolific Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins has retired from the Super Eagles & International football. Martins had made only two appearances for the Eagles since 2012, and believes there are people who don’t want him in the team.
Former Nigerian defender Taribo West in an interview with The Punch newspaper, arrogated majority the blame for Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2015 edition of the AFCON on his former international teammate, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi. Nigeria needed a win against South Africa in Akwa Ibom to enable them qualify
Stephen Keshi will remain as head coach of the Super Eagles after reportedly signing a contract extension. Keshi and the NFF reportedly agreed on a 12-month, N84 million deal that will last till December 2015.