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Wednesday, June 08, 2016

#RIP-Stephen Keshi dies @ 54

Former Super Eagle's Coash Stephen Okechukwu Keshi is dead.  He died about 3 am on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in a hospital in Benin, Edo State at the age of 54.  

Keshi was one of the only two soccer stars, along with Egypt’s Mahmoud El-Gohary, to have won the Africa Cup of Nations both as a player and a coach.  He won the African Nations Cup in 1994 as a captain and as a coach in 2013.

The football icon, who hailed from Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, is survived by four children and his mother. May his soul rest in peace.


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