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Google Celebrates Stephen Keshi’s Posthumous Birthday

Former Super Eagles captain and manager, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, would have been 56 today.

Keshi who passed away almost two years ago is being celebrated by Google with their Doodle feature as one of Africa’s foremost football legends even in death.

Stephen Keshi started his football career in 1979 and had a successful career playing for local clubs like ACB Lagos & New Nigeria Bank before moving abroad to play for clubs like Anderlecht in Belgium & RC Strasbourg in France.

He is also the only Nigerian to have won the African Cup of Nations as both Player and coach; captaining the 1994 squad to victory before leading the 2013 squad to AFCON glory as manager.


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