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PRESIDENT BUHARI: NIGERIAN FOOTBALL WILL NOT BE THE SAME WITHOUT KESHI

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The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of former Super Eagles captain and coach Stephen Keshi via a post on his official social media handle.

Buhari commiserated with the family of former Super Eagles’ coach, Stephen Keshi, and Nigerians over the African Nations Cup (AFCON) winning coach’s untimely death with a post that reads.

“Nigeria today Wednesday) lost a great sportsman, football player, coach and citizen.

“Nigerian football will not be the same without Stephen Keshi. He gave this country his all. May his soul rest in peace,” he summed.

They are indications that the 54 year old Nigeria soccer legend who died of cardiac arrest will be given a state burial although no official confirmation or denial has come from the presidency.