• Photos from the funeral of former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi

    Photos from the funeral of former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi

    Late Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi was buried yesterday in his hometown. His funeral started with a requiem mass in Benin, Edo State, yesterday. The funeral mass took place at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Airport Road, Benin. City which was followed by a novelty match at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.

    Late Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi was buried yesterday in his hometown. His funeral started with a requiem mass in Benin, Edo State, yesterday. The funeral mass took place at St. Paul’s Catholic […]

  • Stephen Keshi’s Burial Rites Begin Today

    Stephen Keshi’s Burial Rites Begin Today

    Did you know the final journey home for late Super Eagles chief coach and renowned football tactician, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, will begin today? I mean with  series of activities lined up to herald his interment in Illah,  Oshimili North local government area of Delta State, tomorrow.

    When journalists visited his Ukpologwu Quarters home in Illah on Tuesday, the compound wore a new look, after renovation  works were completed in readiness for his burial.

    Work on the tomb, where his remains would be […]

  • Stephen Keshi to be buried July 29th

    Stephen Keshi to be buried July 29th

    The burial of former Super Eagles captain and Chief Coach, Stephen Keshi, who died on June 8th has been slated for July 29th at his hometown, Illah in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.

    According to the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah who is a member of the Keshi burial committee,‎ Keshi’s funeral ceremony will commence on Thursday July 28th and end on Sunday July 31st.

    The funeral would kick off in Edo State on Thursday July 28th […]

  • Meet late Coach Stephen Keshi’s stylish & handsome son, Stephen Jnr … photos

    Meet late Coach Stephen Keshi’s stylish & handsome son, Stephen Jnr … photos

    27-year-old Stephen Jnr is the first son of Late Super Eagles Coach and Sports Icon, Stephen Keshi. The Atlanta based events producer is currently in Nigeria for his father’s burial.

    27-year-old Stephen Jnr is the first son of Late Super Eagles Coach and Sports Icon, Stephen Keshi. The Atlanta based events producer is currently in Nigeria for his father’s

  • Family Firmly Disagrees With Plans to Bury Stephen Keshi in Benin…See Details

    Family Firmly Disagrees With Plans to Bury Stephen Keshi in Benin…See Details

    The choice of final resting place for the late Stephen Keshi has caused quite a tussle among those involved in the decision making.

    The late ex Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi is set to be buried soon but the where exactly he is to be buried is now the bone of contention.

    The Onyeogu Family Union Ukpologwu Illah, Delta State stated, in categorical terms, that the remains of late former national team coach will be buried at his ancestral home in […]

  • Togo honour late Stephen Keshi with memorial match

    Togo honour late Stephen Keshi with memorial match

    Togo honoured former coach Stephen Keshi, who died in June, by playing a tribute match on Sunday.

    Nigerian Keshi, who died suddenly aged 54, was appointed head coach of Togo three times between 2004 and 2011.

    The match in Lome was played between the current Togo national side and ‘Team Keshi’, made up of players who were part of his 2006 squad.

    “Keshi was like a big brother for me,” said striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who played for Team Keshi.

    “He was somebody that I […]

  • Nigerians Blast Obafemi Martins For Not Paying Respect To His Ex- Coach, Stephen Keshi

    Nigerians Blast Obafemi Martins For Not Paying Respect To His Ex- Coach, Stephen Keshi

    Nigerian International, Obafemi Martins has faced heavy criticism from some disgruntled followers on his Instagram for not honouring his former coach, Stephen Keshi who passed away this morning.

    The striker who posted a selfie on his Instagram today with the caption ‘Back to Reality’ once said the late coach didn’t ‘like him’ as he was frozen out of the national team for a major part of the time the Big Boss was with the Super Eagles.

    “I don’t think [Keshi] likes me, […]

  • Family member say they will carry out an autopsy on Stephen Keshi, says he did not die of heart attack

    Family member say they will carry out an autopsy on Stephen Keshi, says he did not die of heart attack

    Rickey Aburime, a member of Stephen Keshi family, say they will carry out an autopsy on the remains of the former Super Eagles Coach who died today June 8th.  Speaking with The Nation, Rickey debunked media reports of Keshi dying from an heart attack.

    He stated that Keshi was meeting some friends and family members at his Benin City resident when he suddenly fell sick. it took less than 15 minutes to rush him to the hospital after the crisis started […]

  • Shocking!!! Stephen Keshi dies at the tender age of 54

    Shocking!!! Stephen Keshi dies at the tender age of 54

    Former Super Eagles Captain and Coach, Stephen Keshi has passed away at the tender age of 54. According to reports, Stephen Keshi, the first Nigerian Coach to win the Africa Cup of Nations, died suddenly in the early hours of today in Benin City, Nigeria.

    He was rushed to Faith Medical Center, Benin around 12 midnight, after he complained of pains which got worse. He was said to have died seated on the front passenger’s seat of the car used to rush him […]

  • Leave Me Alone, Stephen Keshi Tells Nigerians

    Leave Me Alone, Stephen Keshi Tells Nigerians

    Sacked Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has told Nigerians to leave him alone after being relieved of his duties by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) at the weekend.

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi with Home Based Super Eagles at a News Conference at the Eagles’ Camp in Abuja
    Sacked Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi with Home Based Super Eagles at a News Conference at the Eagles’ Camp in Abuja File Photo
    Speaking yesterday, the former Togo and Mali coach begged soccer […]

  • Stephen Keshi to drag NFF to Court

    Stephen Keshi to drag NFF to Court

    Following his abrupt dismissal by the Nigerian football Federation, coach Stephen Keshi is set to drag the football governing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

    The Delta State born coach was sacked on Saturday, July 3 after he was found guilty by the disciplinary committee of breaching his contract with the NFF following the Ivory Coast job application saga.

    Following the sack, Keshi who is currently in San Francisco in the United States of America is planning to take the […]