FIFA Pays Tribute To Late Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi

FIFA Tribute stephen Keshi
FIFA has on Sunday paid tribute to Ex-Super Eagles coach late Stephen Keshi who died in 2016.

The world football governing body took to their verified Twitter handle to send their tribute.

“Stephen Keshi led the @NGSuperEagles to Africa Cup of Nations glory as player & coach, & was the first African coach to qualify two African nations for the #WorldCup.

“We sadly lost a legend OnThisDay in 2016.”
The former Nigeria international made his debut for his country in 1981 made 64 appearances scoring nine goals before retiring from international football in 1995.

Keshi helped the Super Eagles qualify for the 1994 FIFA World Cup which was the country’s first appearance.

He became the second captain after Christian Chukwu to lead Nigeria to the AFCON title at Tunisia 1994.

As coach in Togo, he took the country to the 2006 FIFA World Cup hosted in Germany.

And as head coach of the Super Eagles he led the national team to the 2013 AFCON and the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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