Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Resigns; Yobo Retires From International Football

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Super Eagles head coach Stephen Keshi has announced he is stepping down as Nigeria coach following the FIFA World Cup defeat to France, and subsequently defender Joseph Yobo, who earned his 100th cap in the game against france has retired from international football.

The Super Eagles played very well against France, and pushed France all the way to almost the end of the game before Paul Pogba’s header gave Les Blues a 1-0 lead. The own goal by Yobo sealed the win for France with a final score of 2-0.

Stephen Keshi confirmed his retirement via his twitter account, and said he’s ready for new challenges.

Stephen Keshi has been labelled by Okocha as the best indigenous coach Nigeria has ever had, and it’s hard to argue. Stephen Keshi is the only African coach to have won the African Nation’s cup both as a player, and a coach, and likewise has matched Nigeria’s best performance at the World Cup.

The 52-year-old, who took over in 2011, has been linked with the South Africa job.

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