Former Super Eagles coach and captain, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi is dead.
The 54-year old who also coached the national team of Togo and Mali repprtedly died of cardiac arrest.
In a statement issued by Emmanuel Ado, brother to the late Keshi, he said:
“With thanksgiving to God, the Ogbuenyi Fredrick Keshi family of Illah in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, announces the death of Mr. Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi.”
“Our son, brother, father, father-in-law, brother-in-law, has gone to be with his wife of 35 years (Nkem ), Mrs. Kate Keshi, who passed on on the 9th December 2015.
“Since her death, Keshi has been in mourning. He came back to Nigeria to be with her. He had planned to fly back today Wednesday, before he suffered a cardiac arrest. He has found rest.”
It would be recalled that Keshi lost his wife of 35 years, Kate, to cancer last December.