Keshi Primed for S’African Club Job


Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi could soon be leading a club in the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) after he agreed to work with an agency in that country.

Keshi has signed a deal with top South African sports talent agency, Quality Talent Sports.

Keshi, 54, was fired from the Super Eagles post last July, and has been out of work since.

And can confirm that he has now agreed a deal with the Johannesburg-based agency to secure a deal forhim with a PSL club ahead of the 2016/17 season.

“Stephen Keshi has signed with Quality Talent Sports, one of the biggest agencies in South Africa and they will work towards getting him a club in the PSL as soon as possible,” a source confirmeded.

Keshi, a former Nigeria captain, has coached the senior national teams of Togo and Mali, qualifying the former to the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

His last job was with Nigeria, where he won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as well as reaching the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Nigerian coaches Shaibu Amodu, Okey Emordi, Austin Eguavoen and late Musa Abdullahi have previously worked in South Africa.