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Obuh cautions NFF on Keshi

02 April 2014, 12:04

Lagos - John Obuh has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) not to distract coach Stephen Keshi with their constant interference in players selection.

Obuh demanded that Keshi be left alone, adding that unwarranted interference from the NFF's Technical Committee especially in relation to players invitation, could derail the tactician's plans for this summer's World Cup.

"The NFF technical committee should leave Keshi alone to do his job," Obuh told Guardian.

"The attack on Keshi would derail Eagles’ preparations for the World Cup. NFF has no right to impose players on Keshi. This is because if he fails nobody in the NFF would be penalized.

The Enugu Rangers coach stated that Keshi's commitment to ensure that to ensuring Nigeria have a successful World Cup outing is not in doubt, adding that the NFF officials cannot be hungrier for success than the coach himself.

"Keshi has no job other than the Eagles at present. So he needs the World Cup glory more than the NFF.

"I don’t understand why the federation’s technical committee would always come out and say they are not interfering in Keshi’s selection, but every time we read on the pages of the newspapers that they would not accept some players in the Super Eagles.

“Who is fooling who?" the former Flying Eagles coach asked rhetorically.

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