Pinnick Assures On Keshi’s Contract Renewal

PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has said the acting head coach of the national team Coach Stephen Keshi will be offered a a new contract following its expiration after the Brazil 2014 Fifa World Cup.
Pinnick, whose board dismissed Keshi and reinstalled him two-week later in October due to order from President Goodluck Jonathan said the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winning coach deserve a fresh contract following his past exploits.
He also assured that the former Mali and Togo gaffer will be given technical support and aid to boost his professional capacity.
“You will agree with me that Keshi has won everything; he just needs to be enhanced in terms of building his capacity and that is exactly what we intend to do,’’ Pinnick told media.
“It’s like when you are building a house and you feel that the house needs to be enhanced so you put other structures for enhancement and that’s what we are going to do.”
“But in the contract we are going to have certain clauses working with the technical study group, working with the technical committee, working with the technical department.
“And making sure in terms of player selection, there is science of players which means fitness and so many other things, he continued.
“So, all those are the things that are going to be embedded in the contract. When they are embedded in the contract we are also looking at areas that will improve our performance.
“That is, when there is any window, we will be able to send him on internship, attachment to various clubs in Europe. All those are things we are doing to enhance his capacity,” he concluded.