Former Super Eagles captain and coach, Stephen Keshi (54) died after a Cardiac arrest in the early hours of today, Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The football world has been paying their tributes to the second African to with the Nations cup as both player and coach.
Read what they are saying below…
Former Nigeria Captain and Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead. Reports say the legend died in the early hours of Wednesday, RIP Big Boss.
— The NFF (@thenff) June 8, 2016
All at CFC are saddened to hear of former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi’s death. He worked with Mikel & Victor Moses. pic.twitter.com/ejohJrRSUP
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) June 8, 2016
Horrible news & Sad day as Our legendary Captain & brother Stephen Keshi dies.May his blessed soul rest in peace.we lost an iconic Hero 2day
— Sunday Oliseh (@SundayOOliseh) June 8, 2016
I just can’t believe big boss is dead, rest in peace my LEGEND👏🏻😫😫 pic.twitter.com/V0PDl0vqN2
— Onazi Ogenyi Eddy (@OnaziOgenyi) June 8, 2016
RIP Stephan Keshi, our thoughts and prayers goes out to you and your family. May your soul be at Peace. pic.twitter.com/ufeXcFYfmg
— CAF (@CAF_Online) June 8, 2016
Oh life, gone too soon, my captain, pioneer professional football in #belgium # RIP
— Etim Esin (@etim_esin) June 8, 2016
— Joseph Yobo (@jyobo234) June 8, 2016
So sad: Stephen Keshi, the superb former coach & player for Nigeria, has died unexpectedly at age 54. RIP.
— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) June 8, 2016
Wake up! Big Boss, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi is no more. #RIPStephenKeshi
— League Management NG (@LMCNPFL) June 8, 2016
Good night CHAIRMAN STEPHEN KESHI… Rest in Peace, as I continue to live in denial… https://t.co/L5ZnVU2pdM
— Dele Momodu Ovation (@DeleMomodu) June 8, 2016
I feel anguished waking up to the news that Stephen Keshi, former Super Eagles captain and coach has passed on.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) June 8, 2016
“People don’t have to believe in you for you to succeed. Just work hard. When you succeed, they will believe” – Stephen Keshi
— Kate Henshaw (@HenshawKate) June 8, 2016
Gone too soon R.I.P Stephen Keshi pic.twitter.com/WBojo6yicP
— Dr SID (@IamDrSID) June 8, 2016
Stephen Keshi? Oh, l’m truly sad. He was special, representing a bridge between what was and what could be. We chose what was. Rest boss.
— Funmi Iyanda (@Funmilola) June 8, 2016
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle”. RIP Stephen Keshi.
— PrincessTosynBucknor (@TosynBucknor) June 8, 2016
You will be greatly missed sir. Rest in peace Sir Stephen Keshi pic.twitter.com/D1atFNmrvh
— Silverbird Cinemas (@SilverbCinemas) June 8, 2016
Rip Mr Stephen Keshi…… Life is short,be at peace, live in peace and spread love🙏🏿
— iruobe waje (@OfficialWaje) June 8, 2016
RIP STEPHEN KESHI, we cant question God but this is completely tragic, devastating.We talked just days ago.Tough pic.twitter.com/tbDCEpgLHA
— kayode tijani (@kayodetijani200) June 8, 2016
Rest in Peace Stephen Keshi. We still cannot believe it. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/Dfvtcs5BaU
— PDP Nigeria (@PdpNigeria) June 8, 2016
Oh My God! hmm… Rest in Peace Stephen Keshi
— D’banj D Kokomaster (@iamdbanj) June 8, 2016
He made us proud! Still in shock!!! RIP to the great Coach Stephen Keshi🙏🏽😢😕 #OMG
— Peter Okoye MrP (@PeterPsquare) June 8, 2016
Coach #StephenKeshi was the best definition of the word “chutzpah”. On field. On bench. In everyday life. Extreme self confidence was Keshi😣
— Oby Ezekwesili (@obyezeks) June 8, 2016
- Daniel Fayemi for encomium.ng