Nigeria's Keshi Set To Be Given Coaching Job In South African Top League

Ex-Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is set to manage a club in the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) after he agreed to work with an agency in that country.

Keshi has signed a deal with top South African sports talent agency, Quality Talent Sports.

Keshi, 54, was fired from the Super Eagles post last July, and has been out of work since.

According to, Keshi has now agreed a deal with the Johannesburg-based agency to secure a deal for him with a PSL club ahead of the 2016/17 season.

"Stephen Keshi has signed with Quality Talent Sports, one of the biggest agencies in South Africa and they will work towards getting him a club in the PSL as soon as possible," a source confirmed to

Keshi, a former Nigeria captain, has coached the senior national teams of Togo and Mali, qualifying the former to the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

His last job was with Nigeria, where he won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as well as reaching the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Nigerian coaches Shuaibu Amodu, Okey Emordi, Austin Eguavoen and late Musa Abdullahi have previously worked in South Africa.

Source: Africanfootball
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