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Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi’s Funeral Ceremony Took Place in Edo & Delta States, Nigeria!

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Nigeria lost a treasure with the sudden death of the former Super Eagles coach and player, Stephen Keshi, popularly called Skippo, also  Big Boss who died on June 8, 2016. He was a legend in African football in a league of his own.

He was most celebrated as the only Nigerian to win the African Nations Cup as a player and a phenomenal coach. He is also the first African to lead two countries to the world cup – Nigeria and Togo.

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro led mourners including a cross section of the Keshi family members, clergy, dignitaries and football fans throughout the ceremonies. Key to the planning and coordination were Patrick Ukah, Honourable Commissioner of Information, Delta state, and the late coach’s friends and family members.

Chairman of the Edo Football Association, Frank Illaboya, Chairman of Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Warri Wolves, Neville Bekederemo, Nollywood Veteran, Alex Usifo, and Chairman of Delta state League Management Company, Edema Fuludu, and veteran footballers like Fanny Amun, Austin Eguavoen, Aloy Agu, Victor Ikpeba, Mutiu Adepoju, Okechukwu Uche, Peter Rufai, Kanu Nwankwo, Taribo West, Chigozie Agbim, Friday Ekpo, Emeka Ezeugo were all part of the events.

Stephen Keshi Laid to Rest

Stephen Keshi Laid to Rest

May his soul rest in peace!

Photos credit: LTJ Media 



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