Before his death on in the early hours of Wednesday, June 8, 2016, ex-Super Eagles player and coach, Stephen Keshi made notable impacts on the Nigerian football scene.
And as friends, colleagues, players mourn the sudden death of the ex-Super Eagles skipper at the age of 54, here are 7 of the notable moments in his life.
Stephen Keshi searching for a job in South Africa (Getty Images)
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Stephen Keshi reportedly died of cardiac arrest few hours before he was scheduled to return to the United States of America.
Stephen Keshi lost his wife of 33 years to cancer in 2015.
Keshi is survived by his mother and four children.
Jay Jay Okocha, kanu Nwankwo and Stephen Keshi (Getty Images )
Keshi won the African Nations Cup at Tunisia in 1994 as the captain of the Super Eagles.
Keshi won the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013 as the coach of the Super Eagles in 2013.
He joined the Super Eagles as a defender and played for the national team from 1981 to 1995.
Keshi received two prestigious award at the Confederation of African Football Award as CAF Coach of the Year and CAF Legend award.