Keshi's Lawsuit Update NFF blows hot, warns ex-coach

They advised him to sue the Kenyan football federation for listing his name among the coaches they wanted to employ.

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Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi.

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), through the Deputy Chairman of the Organisation and Disciplinary Committee, Barrister Iyke Igbokwe has asked Stephen Keshi to withdraw his lawsuit.

Read Ex-coach drags NFF to court

Igbokwe said that Keshi will lose the case, adding that he will resign as a lawyer, if the ex-coach wins.

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Keshi is yet to react to the NFF's decision to let him go.

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The NFF also claims to have incriminating evidence to flaw Keshi in court.

They advised him to sue the Kenyan football federation for listing his name among the coaches they wanted to employ.

Read NFF still investigating Super Eagles coach

Barrister Igbokwe also said “The Disciplinary Committee was very meticulous in handling the case. I can conveniently tell you that Keshi breached almost five to six clauses in his contract. Don’t forget that we intercepted his proceedings because we want to give him the opportunity to tackle the Ivorien FA for including his name among the applicants for the job and for us to travel to Cote d’Ivoire to confirm first hand if he actually applied for the job."

Nigeria's coach Stephen Keshi cheers on his team during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against France at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino play Nigeria's coach Stephen Keshi cheers on his team during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against France at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

 

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He added saying “But after the two weeks period, Keshi did not query the Ivoriens and of course, our Chairman, Barrister Green that went to Cote d’Ivoire, brought evidences, where Keshi along with other applicants were published.”

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Keshi's sack has been envisaged by many following the report that he had applied for the position of Ivory Cost's national team head coach.

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“Let me tell you confidently that the court will throw away the N1 billion compensation Keshi demanded from the federation. It is obvious that the people advising him to institute this litigation want to extort money from him. I want to warn Keshi that the court is for everybody not Keshi alone. The federation will be going to equity with clean hands as far as this case is concerned."

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Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi.

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Read Super Eagles coach's job at risk after applying for Ivory Coast post

"We are going to match Keshi in court with the overwhelming materials in our possession. Barrister Green, Barr Majeoku and myself are battle ready for Keshi. I assure you that Keshi’s case is not going to go the way of Sylvanus Okpala because Okpala’s case was very clear," he said

 

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