Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi, has declared that his future with the team does not depend on the outcome of this weekend’s game against Congo.
Keshi who spoke after yesterday’s workout in Abuja ahead of the team’s departure today for Pointe Noire said he is not banking on getting a result in Congo to keep his job.
Hear him: “I totally disagree with you that the outcome of the game against Congo has something to do with my future as Eagles manager. I am not depending on the match to be given a new contract and it is wrong to think that I will die without Nigeria’s job. Yes, I want to work for Nigeria as my country but I am not so desperate about it. It is wrong for anybody to think that I cannot exist without Super Eagles job. Don’t forget that I came from somewhere.”
Keshi who spoke on the absence of Victor Moses said he decided not to call up the England based player because he is not fully fit: “We decided not to invite Victor Moses because he is not fully fit. More over, we are going to play on artificial turf which wont suit him.”
Meanwhile, returnee striker, Ikechukwu Uche, says he is not under any pressure to deliver, even as he pledged to do his best for the country.
Uche pointed out that the round leather game is a team event and not an individual game.
“It will be wrong to assume that I am going to do the job alone.”