Outgone Super Eagles’ boss, Stephen Keshi, has been
offered N168 million for a new two-year deal to remain at
The contract ups to N7 million Keshi’s monthly salary.
He was being paid, until the ouster of the Super Eagles from
the World Cup and an end to his contract, a monthly salary of
The loss in the Round of 16 match to the Les Blues of France
marked the end of the contract.
The Eagle Online reliably gathered that the plan to offer
Keshi an improved deal came amid confusion over the status
of his employment with the Nigeria Football Federation.
The Big Boss, who is yet to append his signature to the new
deal, was said to have complained about the clauses
contained in the new contract papers.
It was also learnt that the Nigeria Football Federation has put
in place plans to hire a foreign coach to be assisted by a local
coach should Keshi reject the new offer.
On the contrary, the AFCON 2013 winning coach told The
Eagle Online that he would insist that the football house
provides him with an official accommodation and a car to
Keshi told The Eagle Online: “My contract effectively ended
with the Super Eagles ouster from the World Cup.
“So, there is no reason resigning from the job.
“However, we are yet to agree a new contract.
“So I remain a free agent until otherwise.”