BREAKING NEWS: Former Super Eagles Coach, Steven Keshi Is Dead

Steven Keshi died at the early hours of Wednesday
Steven Keshi died at the early hours of Wednesday

We at Edliner media woke up to the sad passing away of former Super Eagles coach Steven Okechukwu Kehsi.

Keshi who was 54 years old died at the wee hours of today, Wednesday, in Benin He was confirmed dead by Ben Olaiya. Olaiya speaking to Vanguard Sport Editor, Tony Ubani on phone shouting Keshi’s nickname said ‘Tony yes the Big Boss is dead the Big boss is dead’.

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.

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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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Arinze Esomnofu is a Content writer with Edliner.com He is not only talented but also passionate about writing and reporting as he has had some of his op-ed article featured in top Nigerian Online and Traditional media houses. He is also a freethinker on religious matters.

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