Former Super Eagles player and coach, Stephen Keshi is dead.
He died at aged 54 on Wednesday, according to a tweet by the Nigeria Football Federation on its twitter handle @thenff.
“Former Nigeria Captain and Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead. Reports say the legend died in the early hours of Wednesday, RIP Big Boss,” NFF tweeted.
It was gathered that the former Super Eagles captain had complained of irregular heartbeat and leg pain.
A father-of-four, just last year’s December, Keshi lost his wife of thirty three years, Mrs. Kate Keshi to cancer at the age of 54 too.
Keshi won the Nations Cup for Nigeria as both player and coach in 1994 and 2013 respectively. Anf also led the Super Eagles to the World Cup as captain in 1994 and coach in 2014.