Nigeria Super Eagles’ Soccer Coach Approached by S. Africa

Stephen Keshi, a manager of the
Nigerian Super Eagles inhabitant soccer team, pronounced South Africa is
among countries that have approached him about a coaching their
national organisation after a World Cup in Brazil ends subsequent month.

South Africa, whose inhabitant organisation famous as Bafana Bafana
failed to validate for a World Cup, is seeking a new leader
after determining not to replenish a agreement of stream coach,
Gordon Igesund, that expires subsequent month. Despite carrying the
biggest joining by income in Africa, South Africa has usually won
the Africa Cup of Nations once and hasn’t frequently qualified
for a World Cup. Bafana means a boys in Zulu.

“There’s been a lot of seductiveness from other countries,”
Keshi told reporters yesterday in Porto Alegre, Brazil. “South
Africa is one of them.”

Keshi, famous as Big Boss, captained a Nigerian national
team for some-more than a decade and played bar football in Nigeria,
Ivory Coast, Belgium and France. He was partner inhabitant coach
in 2002 when Nigeria competent for a World Cup and later
coached a Togolese inhabitant organisation and helped them validate for
the World Cup before being dismissed only before a tournament. He
later managed a Mali’s organisation and took over as manager of the
Super Eagles in 2012, heading them to feat in a Africa Cup
of Nations, hold in South Africa, final year.

Moyes, Chelsea

The Super Eagles are second in Group F of a monthlong
tournament that started on Jun 12 in Brazil. They play
Argentina, that leads a organisation with 6 points, now in Porto
Alegre
. Nigeria has 4 points after winning opposite Bosnia and
Herzegovina and sketch with Iran. Keshi didn’t contend either he
is meddlesome in a South African position.

The South African Football Association yesterday pronounced in a
statement no manager has been allocated and a preference will be
made in July. Dominic Chimhavi, a orator for SAFA, declined
to criticism over a statement.

A series of coaches have voiced seductiveness in a vacancy,
according to a list e-mailed by Chimhavi.

They embody David Moyes, who was dismissed as manager of English
club organisation Manchester United (MANU) progressing this year, Keshi and Carlos Queiroz, now manager of Iran and a former South African
coach.

Former France captain and Chelsea FC defender Marcel Desailly is on a list as is former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd
Hasselbaink and Avram Grant, who coached Chelsea.

Herve Renard, a French Coach who lead Zambia to a African
Cup of Nations title, has put his name brazen as has Roberto Carlos, who played for Brazil, Giovanni Trapattoni of Italy as
well as Ruud Gullitt and Patrick Kluivert, both of the
Netherlands.

The list is finished by Pim Verbeek, Ruud Krol and Dick Advocaat of a Netherlands, Ljubo Petrovic and Vladislav Heric
of Serbia, Juan Ramon Lopez of Spain, Manuel Jose of Portugal
and South Africa’s Shakes Mashaba.

To hit a reporters on this story:
Alex Duff in Manaus, Brazil at
aduff4@bloomberg.net;
Neo Khanyile in Johannesburg at
nkhanyile@bloomberg.net

To hit a editors obliged for this story:
Antony Sguazzin at
asguazzin@bloomberg.net
Gordon Bell

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