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Keshi’s agent denies claim he applied for Ivoirian job

07 July 2015, 12:07

Lagos - Sacked Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has denied through his agent Emmanuel Ado that he applied to coach Ivory Coast through another agent.

The last certainly has not been heard of the sacking of Stephen Keshi as the Super Eagles coach, after the Nigeria Football Federation’s Disciplinary Committee, in its judgment which recommended Keshi’s sack, claimed an agent, Hermann Brice De Souza applied for the Cote D’ Ivoire on Keshi’s behalf.

But Keshi’s known representative, Emmanuel Ado has rejected the claim, insisting he is Keshi’s sole representative and holds the ‘Big Boss’s’ power of attorney.

Also read: NFF accuses Keshi of insubordination

“I have Keshi’s power of attorney and I am the only one in the world who holds it,” Ado said in a radio interview.

“There are always two sides to a story and my relationship with him is on two level and I say in the whole world, I am the only one with his power of attorney and it goes to tell you that I am his only agent,” Ado claimed.

Asked what the next course of action will be for Keshi, Ado reckoned that they have received the letter of termination from the NFF, but hinted the issue may be far from over.

“Yes we have received the letter of termination and Keshi is with his family in America. He applied for and his leave was granted by the NFF. But I can tell you there are interesting times ahead,” Ado said in an apparent hint of them not taking the development lying down.

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