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CHELSEA OMIT OMERUO IN MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE ON DEMISE OF STEPHEN KESHI

English Premiership side Chelsea omitted one of the trio of Nigeria internationals contractually binded to the team in a message of condolence on the death of former Super Eagles coach and captain Stephen Keshi.

Chelsea posted the message on their social media handle expressing their sadness over the news of Keshi’s death but while they mentioned Obi Mikel and Victor Moses as two of their players to have worked with Keshi they forgot to mention Kenneth Omeruo who ironically was given his national team debut by the late coach.

“All at CFC are saddened to hear of former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi’s death. He worked with Mikel & Victor Moses” The post reads.

Moses and Mikel had their debut for the Super Eagles before Keshi was appointed manager of the team but it was the late coach who capped Omeruo and made it easy for him to secure a work permit to play in England by constantly playing him in the team.

Omeruo is yet to play for Chelsea in a competitive game since joining the team in 2012 but after a fairly successful time on loan in Turkey with Kasimpasa he could be given a look in by new manager Antonio Conte.

*Daniel Martins