Stephen Keshi is Pure Gold

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Post by Akin Adesokan

Whether or not the Super Eagles win the finals of Afcon 2013, there is a point that followers of Nigerian football everywhere should note—that Stephen Keshi’s ideas represent the best, indeed the future, of the sport that unifies the country even as it inevitably divides it. In fact, I would go so far as to say that the process that led to Keshi’s emergence as the Super Eagles’ coach should be studied carefully. It is Nigeria’s impossible rebirth writ small.

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