The coach of the Nigerian national team “Stephen okechukwu Keshi” has demanded a whopping sum of 10 million naira a month contract to remain as the coach the super eagles of Nigeria.
According to news making the rounds on Tuesday, Keshi, who announced last week that his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had expired after the Super Eagles crashed out of the World Cup following their 2-0 defeat by France, assured President Goodluck Jonathan that he will sign a new deal if the NFF agrees to pay him N10m a month.
The former Nigeria captain and African nations cup winning coach in his initial contract receives a sum of N5 million a month which means he requesting a for double of that amount.
It was reported that Keshi made the fresh demands when he met with Jonathan at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on arrival from the World Cup in Brazil. He was also said to have demanded that his new salary be
paid upfront to avoid the delays he suffered in the previous deal, as well as the recall of his former assistant Sylvanus Okpalla.
“He also wanted what he called a free hand as regards his team selection and preparations for competitions and qualifiers, saying he no longer wishes to deal with the technical committee.
“The President however has assured him that his demands will be considered.”