The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday morning submitted a sacking letter to coach Stephen Keshi and his entire back room staff, including assistant coaches–Daniel Amokachi and Ike Shorunmu.

The shocking development comes in the wake of Nigeria’s 3-1 home victory over Sudan on Wednesday.

Amodu Shaibu, Salisu Yusuf, Gbenga Ogunbote and Aloysius Agu have been since appointed to lead the Super Eagles for only the two concluding matches of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series (against Congo in Brazzaville and against South Africa in Uyo), after which an expatriate coach will be appointed.

The new technical team also has a new Coordinator in; former international Garba Lawal, while Toyin Ibitoye is the new Media Officer and Godfirst Chike, the new Equipment Manager.

Team Secretary, Enebi Achor, is retained. “National Football Federation (NFF) thanks Keshi, Amokachi and Shorounmu for their services for the national team and should proceed to any coaching course of their choice in any country of their choice to build their capacity.” a federation statement reads.

All the sacked staff have been promised to be cleared their outstanding dues within the next fortnight.

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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