Former Super Eagles coach loses wife to cancer

Keshi's wife, Kate died on Wednesday, December 9 after a battle with cancer

 

Wife of former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has died after a battle with cancer.

Keshi's wife, Kate, 54, has been battling cancer for some time before giving up the ghost on on Wednesday, December 9 in the United States of America.

"She was ill for a while now and I'm still in shock of this great loss," Keshi told Complete Sports.

"She is more like a sister to me and was the rock behind me and everything I do. My love for her was at first sight.

Keshi's wife was last seen publicly at the wedding of her daughterIfeyinwa, which held in March at Ekenwa in Benin.

53 year old Keshi has been married to his Kate for 35 years. The former Nigeria international defender married her at the age of 21.

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