The national team captain, former national football team manager, and one of only two men that have won the African Nations cup both as captain and coach, Stephen Keshi came as a rude shock. The Big boss as he was fondly called was strong-willed, gallant, and inspirational, therefore no surprise that he reached the heights that most sports stars would only aspire to get to.
He was said to have been vacationing in Nigeria and had planned to return to his US base Wednesday night before his death early Tuesday morning. The Big boss was reported to have had some leg pain and then chest pain, however, was confirmed dead when he got to a local hospital in Benin city, Edo state, Nigeria. The full details of the cause of death is still unconfirmed.
Rest in Peace Big Boss!