NFF, CAF Eulougises Keshi,two years after demise
NEWS DIGEST -The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and Confederation of African Football (CAF) on thursday, joined the football world in paying trubute to former Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi who passed away on June 7, 2016 after suffering a cardiac arrest.
In remembrance of Keshi, NFF thanked the big boss as he was fondly called, for the memories he created. A post on their official twitter handle (@thenff) reads;
“Today we remember Nigeria and Africa football legend, Late Coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi who passed on, on this day in 2016. Thank you for the memories ‘The Big Boss.’ We can never forget you.”
Confederation of African Footbalk (CAF) also marked the day with a tweet.
“Today marks 2 years on Nigerian legend, Stephan Keshi’s passing. Gone but never forgotten #RIP,” the African football governing body tweeted.
Keshi represented Nigeria at four Africa Cup of Nations in 1984, 1988, 1992 and 1994. He led the Eagles to their first ever FIFA World Cup in the USA in 1994, after winning the Africa Cup of Nations title with the side earlier in the year in Tunisia.
Also, the Big Boss guided Togo to qualify for the 2006 World Cup in Germany and also led Nigeria to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.
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