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Stephen Keshi

Born: January 23, 1962 (age 56)

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
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Career History
International2011-Nigeria
Sports Mole has 55 articles about Stephen Keshi. Articles 1 to 40:
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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
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Sunday Oliseh named Nigeria coach
Former Nigeria midfielder Sunday Oliseh is named the country's new head coach.
Jul 15, 13:18
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Stephen Keshi sacked by Nigeria
Nigeria part company with head coach Stephen Keshi.
Jul 5, 07:30
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Match Analysis: Nigeria 2-3 Argentina
Sports Mole analyses the World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina.
Jun 25, 19:48
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Preview: Nigeria vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina
Sports Mole previews the World Cup clash between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Jun 19, 17:06
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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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