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Stephen Keshi Demands N1b Compensation from NFF

Sacked Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has demanded a compensation of a billion Naira (more than $400 million) from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for defaming him.

Last week, it was reported that Keshi had dragged the NFF to court for “wrongful dismissal and defamation”.

A top source told said “Keshi’s lawyers have demanded for a billion Naira from the NFF as compensation for defaming their client.” The letter from the Kaduna-based law firm was received by the NFF on Friday. Keshi was sacked by the NFF on July 5 after the NFF disciplinary committee investigated various allegations against him. 

This was four months after the 53-year-old coach signed a new two- year contract after his initial three-year deal with the NFF ran out at last year’s World Cup in Brazil.



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