The Frenchman was coach of Togo when it went to the 2010 Cup of Nations finals in Angola and its bus attacked by separatists. The shooting spree killed two members of the Togo delegation. Velud was shot in the arm.
Former national team captain Augustine Eguavoen has replaced sacked Gernot Rohr as interim Nigeria coach, the national football federation confirmed in Abuja on Sunday.
Paul Tergat was already unopposed for the President’s seat as well as athlete representatives Hellen Obiri and Humphrey Kayange. Francis Mutuku was confirmed as Secretary General after defeating his opponents Andrew Mudibo and Francis Paul while Deputy Presidents Shadrack Maluki and Waithaka Kioni, Deputy Secretary General Mohammed Shoaib,Treasurer Anthony Kariuki and his deputy John Ogolla all won their respective votes.
Tergat was first elected NOC-K President in September 2017, replacing the iconic Kipchoge Keino who had held the seat for 18 years. Athlete representatives Humphrey Kayange and Helen Obiri are also unopposed and will also defend their seats.
Kerr, who led Gor to the 2017 Kenyan league title replaces Brandon Truter, and his entire technical team who were relieved of their duties on Sunday following a 3-1 defeat to Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs, home of Kenyan international Anthony Akumu Agay.
Taking into consideration that I am personally being targeted in all this, my decision, has been arrived at with the federation’s best interest at heart
He was further barred from accessing the FKF Secretariat at Kandanda House, publishing the matter in the media or contacting witnesses directly or indirectly (through proxies).