Hot cake! 6 countries want me – Keshi

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Super Eagles World Cup-bound coach Stephen Keshi has claimed he is wanted by at least six other countries.

Keshi’s future after the World Cup is uncertain, but the former international skipper said he is focused on leading Nigeria to a successful campaign at Brazil 2014.

“Six countries are calling on me, so Nigeria will not be the last country for me to coach,” claimed ‘Big Boss’ Keshi.

Stephen Keshi

Stephen Keshi

Keshi, who guided the Super Eagles to a third Africa Cup of Nations last year and also qualified the country to a fifth World Cup, has been rumoured to have interested South Africa.

The 52-year-old coach has previously handled Togo and Mali.

He has endured a frosty relationship with his employers the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in his third-year in charge of the country’s team.

He quit his post moments after he led Nigeria to win the 2013 AFCON in South Africa, citing differences with the NFF leadership.

He would later rescind his decision after the intervention of top government officials.

He was also at the heart of a national debate that raged over whether he would need additional assistance at the World Cup in Brazil.

However, he has most recently maintained he has enjoyed a good working relationship with the football federation.

He has also said he would be willing to continue as Nigeria coach “if the terms are right”.

Nigeria have featured in four World Cups and after each of these campaigns they have changed coaches.

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