Abuja - The
Nigeria Football Federation's Disciplinary Committee will continue its
investigations of Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi even though he has been dropped
by the Ivorian Football Federation as one of their candidates to coach the
Elephants of Cote D' Ivoire.
53-year old Keshi was listed by the Ivorian Football Federation as one of 59
'applicants' for the vacant Cote d ‘ Ivoire coaching job, which prompted an
investigation from their Nigerian counterparts, even though Keshi himself
denied ever applying for the job.
Ivorian Football Federation has since pruned the list down to three, with
Keshi's name missing, but chairman of the NFF Disciplinary Committee,
Christopher Green says they will continue their investigations on whether Keshi
did apply for the Cote d ‘ Ivoire job.
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will continue our investigations," Green said, "We're not
investigating why he didn't make the final cut for the Ivoirians, but we're
investigating whether he really did apply for the job.
their decision not to name him in their final list doesn't affect our investigations,
so we shall continue to investigate the matter," Green added.
will be recalled that Keshi had been summoned to appear before the committee
last week, where he reiterated his claim of never applying for the Cote d
It remains to
be seen what the NFF will do at the end of the investigation, but Vice Chairman
of the Disciplinary Committee, Iyke Igbokwe however said they would recommend
Keshi's sack if he's found 'guilty'.