Stephen Keshi

Born: January 23, 1962 (age 55)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Azare, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi in the dugout for a FIFA World Cup qualifier in Calabar in November 16, 2013
Career History
International2011-Nigeria
Sports Mole has 55 articles about Stephen Keshi. Articles 1 to 40:
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Nigerian football legend Stephen Keshi dies, aged 54
Nigerian football legend Stephen Keshi dies from a suspected heart attack at the age of 54.
Jun 8, 09:28
Former Nigerian international Sunday Oliseh poses with UEFA Trophy displayed for public viewing at Eko Hotel on March 15, 2014
Sunday Oliseh named Nigeria coach
Former Nigeria midfielder Sunday Oliseh is named the country's new head coach.
Jul 15, 13:18
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Stephen Keshi sacked by Nigeria
Nigeria part company with head coach Stephen Keshi.
Jul 5, 07:30
Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi in the dugout for a FIFA World Cup qualifier in Calabar in November 16, 2013
Stephen Keshi returns as Nigeria coach for third spell
Stephen Keshi returns to coach the Nigeria national football team for a third spell.
Apr 21, 18:19
Brown Ideye of West Brom celebrates scoring their second goal with Chris Brunt of West Brom during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and West Bromwich Albion at Turf Moor on February 8, 2015
West Bromwich Albion striker Brown Ideye earns Nigeria recall
Nigeria pick West Bromwich Albion striker Brown Ideye in their squad for their upcoming friendly encounters against Bolivia and South Africa.
Mar 18, 14:25
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Nigeria sack manager Stephen Keshi
Nigeria part company with manager Stephen Keshi after a poor run of results which has seen the Super Eagles drop to third place in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
Oct 16, 08:45
Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria reacts after a challenge by Blaise Matuidi of France as referee Mark Geiger looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Blaise Matuidi escapes punishment for Ogenyi Onazi tackle
FIFA confirms that France midfielder Blaise Matuidi will face no further action for a challenge on Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi.
Jul 2, 15:09
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Nigeria deny Stephen Keshi resignation
Nigeria's Football Federation denies reports that coach Stephen Keshi has offered his resignation following their World Cup exit on Monday.
Jul 1, 21:18
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi steps down following France defeat
Nigeria boss Stephen Keshi becomes the sixth manager to leave his post at the World Cup.
Jul 1, 00:21
Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria reacts after a challenge by Blaise Matuidi of France as referee Mark Geiger looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Stephen Keshi criticises "lenient" referee
Stephen Keshi criticises the performance of American referee Mark Geiger following Nigeria's 2-0 defeat against France.
Jun 30, 20:37
Mathieu Valbuena of France celebrates his team's secong goal on an own goal by Joseph Yobo of Nigeria during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Match Analysis: France 2-0 Nigeria
Sports Mole analyses the World Cup last-16 match between France and Nigeria at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia.
Jun 30, 19:50
France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Didier Deschamps: 'Nigeria can cause us problems'
France boss Didier Deschamps believes that his side will be tested at the back by Nigeria in their second-round clash at the World Cup.
Jun 30, 03:30
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Stephen Keshi calls on Nigeria players to learn from past experience
Stephen Keshi calls on his Nigeria players to learn from past experience as they take on France in the last 16 of the World Cup tomorrow night.
Jun 29, 22:31
Lionel Messi of Argentina scores his team's second goal and his second of the game during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Argentina at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 25, 2014
Stephen Keshi: 'Lionel Messi is an alien'
Stephen Keshi claims that Lionel Messi is out of this world following his brace in Argentina's win over the Super Eagles.
Jun 25, 23:22
Marcos Rojo of Argentina celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Argentina at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 25, 2014
Match Analysis: Nigeria 2-3 Argentina
Sports Mole analyses the World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina.
Jun 25, 19:48
Lionel Messi celebrates with Argentina teammates Angel Di Maria and Marcos Rojo after opening the scoring against Nigeria in their World Cup Group F match on June 25, 2014
Live Commentary: Nigeria 2-3 Argentina - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of the World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina.
Jun 25, 16:00
Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi in the dugout for a FIFA World Cup qualifier in Calabar in November 16, 2013
Stephen Keshi critical of Nigerian supporters
Stephen Keshi criticises some Nigerian fans for targeting his squad early in their World Cup campaign.
Jun 25, 04:37
Argentina head coach Alejandro Sabella shouts out orders on October 11, 2013.
Preview: Nigeria vs. Argentina
Sports Mole looks ahead to Wednesday's World Cup encounter between Nigeria and Argentina in Group F.
Jun 23, 17:13
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Stephen Keshi praises Nigeria spirit
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi praises the fighting spirit of his team following their 1-0 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina at the World Cup.
Jun 22, 11:13
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Stephen Keshi: 'We must address problems in attack'
Stephen Keshi admits that it is crucial for Nigeria to address their problems in attack.
Jun 21, 05:25
Vedad Ibisevic Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Maracana on June 15, 2014
Preview: Nigeria vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina
Sports Mole previews the World Cup clash between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Jun 19, 17:06
Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013
Quartet doubtful for Nigeria's match with Bosnia-Herzegovina?
Nigeria could reportedly be without four of their squad for the match with Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday night.
Jun 19, 15:12
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Jay-Jay Okocha blames Stephen Keshi for draw with Iran
Jay-Jay Okocha criticises Stephen Keshi for his tactics in Nigeria's goalless draw with Iran.
Jun 18, 05:07
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Stephen Keshi: 'Nigeria were nervous'
Nigeria manager Stephen Keshi admits that his players suffered from nerves in their opening World Cup match against Iran.
Jun 17, 00:13
Iran national football team coach, Carlos Queiroz, arrives for the final draw of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup, in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia state, Brazil, on December 6, 2013
Stephen Keshi: 'Carlos Queiroz is Iran's biggest weapon'
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi believes that his counterpart Carlos Queiroz is Iran's "biggest weapon" ahead of their World Cup clash on Monday evening.
Jun 16, 15:56
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi stands on the touchline on March 23, 2013.
Stephen Keshi: Nigeria team spirit is "very high"
Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi reveals that the team spirit within the Nigeria camp is "very high" ahead of their first World Cup match against Iran on Monday evening.
Jun 16, 14:09
Iran national football team coach, Carlos Queiroz, arrives for the final draw of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup, in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia state, Brazil, on December 6, 2013
Carlos Queiroz: 'Iran World Cup chances hampered by sanctions'
Iran will start as underdogs for their Group F clash with Nigeria because of the impact of international sanctions, according to head coach Carlos Queiroz.
Jun 15, 23:19
Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi in the dugout for a FIFA World Cup qualifier in Calabar in November 16, 2013
Stephen Keshi: 'Nigeria don't know Iran very well'
Nigeria manager Stephen Keshi admits that he does not know much about first World Cup opponents Iran as the two sides prepare to face each other on Monday in Curitiba.
Jun 15, 20:21
Argentina's forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal against Paraguay during a Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup South American qualifier football match at Defensores del Chaco stadium in Asuncion, Paraguay, on September 10, 2013
World Cup preview: Group F
Sports Mole continues its World Cup previews with a closer look at Group F, which contains one of the favourites Argentina.
May 31, 11:39
Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu in action for Nigeria on January 31, 2006.
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Nigerian footballers of all time
As part of the countdown to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole takes a look at the top 10 players in the history of Nigeria.
May 17, 12:51
Mexico's forward Raul Jimenez celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal against New Zealand during their FIFA World Cup intercontinental play-off football match in Mexico City on November 13, 2013
Live Commentary: Mexico 0-0 Nigeria - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the international friendly clash between Mexico and Nigeria.
Mar 6, 01:00
Sone Aluko of Hull City shoots on goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
Sone Aluko targets World Cup with Nigeria
Hull City striker Sone Aluko admits that he is hoping to force himself into Nigeria's World Cup squad by impressing in the remaining three months of the season.
Feb 20, 12:26
Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi in the dugout for a FIFA World Cup qualifier in Calabar in November 16, 2013
Stephen Keshi: 'I haven't dropped Chigozie Agbim'
Nigeria coach Stephen Yeshi insists that it is "no big deal" after goalkeeper Chigozie Agbim was left out of his squad to face Mexico next month.
Feb 13, 16:58
Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi in the dugout for a FIFA World Cup qualifier in Calabar in November 16, 2013
Stephen Keshi selects uncapped trio for Nigeria
Nigeria coach Stephen Yeshi selects three uncapped players for his side's friendly with Mexico next month.
Feb 11, 12:46
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Suleiman Yahaya Kwande: 'Nigeria didn't select best players'
Nigeria Football Federation board member Suleiman Yahaya Kwande admits that he was disappointed with the players who were selected for the African Nations Championship.
Feb 10, 13:29
Bright Dike of Nigeria celebrates scoring the first goal during the international friendly match between Italy and Nigeria at Craven Cottage on November 18, 2013
Result: Nigeria edge past 10-man Zimbabwe
Christian Obiozor's 85th-minute goal is enough for Nigeria to beat 10-man Zimbabwe 1-0 in the 2014 African Nations Championship third-place playoff clash.
Feb 1, 17:04
Bright Dike of Nigeria celebrates scoring the first goal during the international friendly match between Italy and Nigeria at Craven Cottage on November 18, 2013
Live Commentary: Zimbabwe 0-1 Nigeria - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the African Nations Championship third-place playoff clash between Zimbabwe and Nigeria.
Feb 1, 14:31
Italy's midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini scores his team's second goal during the International friendly football match between Italy and Nigeria at Craven Cottage in London on November 18, 2013
Live Commentary: Italy 2-2 Nigeria - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's text coverage of Italy and Nigeria's entertaining share of the spoils at Craven Cottage.
Nov 18, 19:20
Shola Ameobi
Shola Ameobi free to play for Nigeria
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi reveals that Newcastle United forward Shola Ameobi is once again available for international selection by the Super Eagles.
Jul 14, 17:18
Jordi Alba
Result: Spain send Nigeria home from Confederations Cup
Spain defeat Nigeria 3-0 to confirm the African team's exit from the Confederations Cup.
Jun 23, 21:54



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