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Chad is strong, Keshi admits

08 June 2015, 12:56

Kaduna - Ahead of this weekend's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Le Sao of Chad, Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has described the Chadians as 'very strong'.

The Super Eagles face their Northern neighbours on Saturday, June 13, at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna and the 'Big Boss' as Keshi is known, says he has some knowledge of the Central Africans.

Also read: Keshi denies reported rift with Mikel

"Yes, I do have some knowledge of them," Keshi told News24 Nigeria.

"I played against them when I was coach of Mali in 2008, and I can tell you they are very strong.

"They have some very physical players that play in Europe.

"I know there's a lot of difference between 2008 and now because they have a different coach and different players but I know they are strong.

"I have seen some of them and I will see some more between now and Tuesday," Keshi said.

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