Stephen Keshi: Yobo pays tribute to ex Super Eagles coach 4 years after death

Stephen Keshi: Yobo pays tribute to ex Super Eagles coach 4 years after death

- Stephen Keshi died on this day four years ago in Benin City

- Joseph Yobo who was his captain in the Super Eagles paid a tribute

- The former Everton defender says Keshi's legacies live on forever

Joseph Yobo has posted an heartfelt tribute to late Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi four years after the death of the former Super Eagles gaffer.

The world on this day four years ago lost the Big Boss who was reported then to have suffered heart attack six months after the death of his wife.

Stephen Keshi's death came as a big shock to all Nigerians and many people around the world considering what he has achieved in football.

Keshi even inside grave remains the only Nigerian who has won the African Cup of Nations title as a player and as a coach.

Yobo who was his captain when the Super Eagles won the Nations Cup in South Africa in 2013 explained that the legacies Keshi left behind live on.

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“Dear coach, it’s been four years today since you left us to rest with the Lord. You are deeply missed but your legacy lives on! Rest on the Big Boss,” Yobo wrote on Instagram.

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Keshi made his Nigeria bow in 1981 at the age 20 and only drew the curtain on his international career after garnering 64 caps and nine goals.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how former Super Eagles defender Taiye Taiwo pointed an accusing finger on late Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi claiming that his dirty deals forced him out of the Super Eagles.

Taiye Taiwo is one of the best left full backs who have played for the Super Eagles considering his speed, shots and high goal scoring sense when he was wearing green and white jersey.

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The former AC Milan defender played 53 games for the Super Eagles scoring five goals before he stopped playing for the Nigerian national senior men's team.

And while speaking with Face TV Africa in live video interview and observed by Legit.ng, Taiye Taiwo explained to the host of the program and Yoruba actor Afeez Abiodun Owo that he left the Super Eagles when late Stephen Keshi came with what he did not like.

The 35-year-old stated clearly that he has never been involved in dirty deals which can damage his reputation stressing that he would rather sit down at home with his family.

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