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Stephen Keshi Super Eagles players to attend funeral of former Super Eagles

According to family sources, the funeral ceremony will kick-off in Abuja where Mikel Obi and other Super Eagles players are expected to honour their former boss.

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Stephen Keshi Dead play Funeral arrangement for Stephen Keshi to be unveiled soon (Getty Images)

Super Eagles players led by the captain, John Obi Mikel will attend the funeral of late coach, Stephen Keshi.

Keshi who won two African Cup of Nations twice with Nigeria- one as a player and the other as a coach- passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in Benin City, Edo State.

Jay Jay Okocha, kanu Nwankwo and Stephen Keshi play Stephen Keshi won the African Cup of Nations as a player and coach (Getty Images )

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According to Vanguard newspaper, the funeral ceremony of the late Keshi is expected to commence this week with meetings to be held with various strata of government.

  play The Federal Government along with Edo and Delta States will be involved in the funeral of Stephen Kkeshi (Super Sports)

 

The report states that the 54-year-old will be buried in his ancestral home of Illah, in Delta state, with the Federal Government, Edo, Delta and Cross River state governments all ready to play a part in the ceremony.

Stephen Keshi play NFF President, Amaju Pinnick signing the condolence register for Stephen Keshi at the Glass House, Abuja (NAN)

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According to family sources, the funeral ceremony will kick-off in Abuja where Mikel Obi and other Super Eagles players are expected to honour their former boss.

  play John Obi Mikel will lead a host of Super Eagles stars to honour their former boss Stephen Keshi (Super Sports)

 

Keshi’s children who are based in the United States are expected in the country very soon.

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