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Nigerian Manager Stephen Keshi Is Dead

Stephen Keshi will be remembered, he’s a coach the Liberia Lone Stars should have hired AFP— One of African football’s most recognisable figures, former Nigeria player and coach Stephen Keshi, has died of a suspected heart attack, his family said on Wednesday. He was 54. Keshi in 2013 led Nigeria’s Super Eagles to victory in the Africa Cup of Nations, and a year later took the side to the last 16 of the World Cup finals in Brazil. Only he and Egypt’s Mahmoud El-Gohary won the AFCON as player and…

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Five coaches Liberian Lone Stars could shortlist

By: Hawa Wesseh Liberia FA and Musa Bility recently appointed new set of coaches for the Lone Stars. The appointment was met with dis-pleasures in certain quarters. Here also are five coaches that could turn the Liberian national team fortunes around. Africans FAs have a bias [these long years] for European coaches, sorry to disappoint you: There are two Nigerians on this list, one Ghanian, one American, and one South Korean. The prestigious Liberian Lone Stars position was not subject to application critics say, the coaches were randomly selected, therefore…

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South Africa Stunned Nigeria—Out Of Nations Cup

Nigeria’s dramatic elimination happened on Wednesday (19.11.2015) after South African Bafana Bafana managed to secure a 2-2 draw with the Super Eagles. Speaking to Reuters news agency, a school teacher, Paul Istifanus, like many other Nigerian soccer fans, could not hide his disappointment. “It is a big embarrassment to the whole nation because Nigeria is giant of Africa even in football and resources, and everything, but we failed to qualify,” Istifanus said. He is blaming the coach for the team’s elimination. “I can say the coach disappointed us, not the…

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