Nigerians and the world are mourning the untimely death of former Nigerian player and coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, who died in the early hours of today from a cardiac arrest in Benin. INFORMATION NIGERIA brings you tributes from notable Nigerians to the late Big Boss.
News of the demise of Stephen Keshi has just reached me. It is a sad day for Nigerian football. My prayers are with his family #RIPKeshi
— Rauf Aregbesola (@raufaregbesola) June 8, 2016
While still mourning Muhammad Ali, the greatest sporting sensation of our generation, it’s time up for another great sports icon. #RIPKeshi
— Nuhu Ribadu (@NuhuRibadu) June 8, 2016
Rest in Peace Legend. Nigeria will never forget you. pic.twitter.com/wm4xhFjHmu
— Sen. Ahmed Ogembe (@AhmedOgembe) June 8, 2016
Hayatou eulogizes the exemplary career of Stephen Keshi https://t.co/kNzRxggGH7
— CAF (@CAF_Online) June 8, 2016
— Sen. Ahmed Makarfi (@SenMakarfi) 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
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
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
So so sad! Rest in Peace Stephen Keshi. #RIPKeshi
— Toolz O.D (@ToolzO) June 8, 2016
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle”. RIP Stephen Keshi.
— PrincessTosynBucknor (@TosynBucknor) 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
And INFORMATION NIGERIA says RIP to our football legend, thank you for your contributions to Nigerian football.