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Former Nigerian Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, previous Super Eagles Trainer and also one-time defender of the Super Eagles is dead. Keshi was 54 years of age when he passed away at the wee hours of today, Wednesday, in Benin He was certified dead by Ben Olaiya.

Keshi was indeed one of the most famous leaders of the Nigerian nationwide football community, the Super Eagles, as well as previous train of the group, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, is now dead, his family members has actually revealed.

Olaiya speaking to our Sport Editor, saying ‘Tony yes the Big Boss is dead the Big boss is dead’. Stephen Keshi Also Ademola Olajire, an Assistant Director of Communications in the Nigeria Football Federation, said that Keshi  died after he was rushed to an hospital in Benin after complaining of his legs.


He said that Keshi had problems with his legs and that he could not stand for long. More so Valere Hounandinou, an Assistant Coach to Keshi, confirmed  to Vanguard that ”last week Stephen Keshi complained to him that he was having irregular heart beats and he advised him to go the hospital’.

The Nigeria Football Federation on it twitter handle @thenff  tweeted ‘Former Nigeria Captain and Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead. Reports say the legend died in the early hours of Wednesday, RIP Big Boss,



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