The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have expressed their hopes that returnee Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi will build a vibrant Super Eagles side that will return the Nigerian national team to the once envious heights of the past.
In achievnig this task, the NFF who unveiled Keshi on Tuesday have mandated him to ensure that the Super Eagles have a young and vibrant team.
First Vice president of the NFF who presided over the event, Seyi Akinwunmi expressed the wishes of the Federation.
“He (Keshi) has the charge to create a new young, vibrant Eagles that would play a style of football that Nigerians would be proud of,” said Akinwunmi.
“To ensure a seamless transition of the U20 players to the Super Eagles”
Akinwunmi further added that Keshi’s appointment would be the beginning of a new dawn in football coaching in Nigeria.
“Keshi’s appointment is part of a long-term plan to develop world-class coaches and so the board took its time to deliberate over the appointment of Keshi,” Akinwunmi revealed.
The contract signing was innitially scheduled for last Friday but NFF President Amaju Pinnick was out of the country same day.