CAJ News Agency (Johannesburg)

7 July 2014

South Africa/Nigeria: No offer for Keshi - SAFA

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Nigeria's Ahmed Musa provided striker Emmanuel Emenike with a low ball to score, but the goal was disallowed after an offside call which gave the Super Eagles cause to feel aggrieved.

South African Football Association (SAFA) denied further reports it had offered Stephen Keshi the job as coach of the senior men’s national football team.

Reports coming through and carried out by several media have quoted Keshi suggesting he had an offer on the table from SAFA.

SAFA President, Danny Jordaan, denied such reports.

“There is no iota of truth in this statement. SAFA has not offered any coach the Bafana Bafana coaching job and we don’t take kindly to such rumours,” he said.

“It is not true because SAFA has not entered into a discussion with any coach or a representative of any coach,” he added.

Bafana Bafana, as the side is known, is without a coach after SAFA sacked Gordon Igesund.

It had been reported Keshi had resigned as the Super eagles coach in the wake of the side failing to progress beyond the second round at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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