OMG! Former Nigeria coach captain Stephen Keshi has died aged 54.

According to reports, a brother to the late coach Emmanuel Ado confirmed the 54-year-old died of Cardiac arrest in the early hours of Wednesday, June 8.

“With thanksgiving to God, the Ogbuenyi Fredrick Keshi family of Illah in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, announces the death of Mr. Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi… 

“Our son, brother, father, father-in-law, brother-in-law, has gone to be with his wife of 35 years (Nkem ), Mrs. Kate Keshi, who passed on on the 9th December 2015. Emmanuel Adosupereagle

Stephen Keshi popularly called the Big Boss, was the former coach of the Nigerian football team Super Eagles and the only Nigerian coach to have won the Africa Cup of Nations.

It is believed Stephen Keshi has been mourning the death of his wife of 35 years, Kate, who passed away in December to to cancer.

He is survived by four children and his mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Keshi family

Our thoughts and prayers are with his entire family.

Credit: Nigeria News/photo via Stephen Keshi