ABUJA: Nigeria on Thursday sacked Stephen Keshi as national team coach, despite his side's home win against Sudan that kept them in the running to defend their African title.
SALVADOR, Brazil: Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has stepped down from his post after the country's elimination from the World Cup, FIFA said on Tuesday. The Nigerian Football Federation have yet to confirm his resignation, however, and Keshi was evasive in answering a question on his future after Monday's 2-0 loss to France in their last-16 round encounter in Brasilia. FIFA.com quoted a tweet from Keshi, although earlier in the tournament Nigerian officials claimed the manager had no social media presence. "Friends, it has…