Nigerians work up to a sad new today 8th June 2016.
The sudden demise of one of Nigeria’s iconic sports personality, former Super Eagle’s captain and coach, Stephen Keshi.
According to his family, he died at the early hours of today June 8th, of Cardiac arrest in Benin, Edo state.
He was just 54 years old. He wasn’t sick, he only had a cardiac arrest and it resulted to his death.
His family has announced his death.
“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”
His brother Emmanuel Ado made the announcement today.
He left behind his four children.
May his soul rest in peace, Amen.