RIP Stephen Keshi As MTN Joins The World To Mourn The Former Super Eagles Coach

The sporting community woke up today to hear the very sad news of the unexpected demise of the African soccer legend, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi who passed on today being the 8th day of June, 2016.

The former Nigerian National Team defender and Manage was born on January 1, 1962 and he was one of the only two people, along with Egypt's Mahmoud El-Gohary, to have won the Africa Cup of Nations as both a player and a coach.

According to Wikipedia, Stephen Keshi On 16 November 2013, Keshi's Nigerian team secured qualification to the 2014 World Cup by beating Ethiopia 4–1 on aggregate in a play-off.

On 18 November 2013, Stephen keshi set a record in African football by being the first African coach to successfully qualify two African nations (Nigeria and Togo) to the World Cup Finals. He also helped Nigeria become the first country to achieve an African Cup of Nations trophy and World Cup qualification, both in 2013.

He lost his Wife to Cancer ♋ just last year December and now he is gone. The sporting community has cried and MTN wasn't left out as they shared a pboto of the legend on their facebook page and wrote this:
"RIP to a legend of African football
Your feats will not be forgotten
Goodbye Big Boss #RIPStephenKeshi"


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RIP the football legend! Rest in peace the humble servant!! Rest In Peace The record setter!!!