We reported it here earlier today that former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, after complaining of a leg ailment while holidaying at his Airport road home in Benin, passed away on his way to the hospital in the early hours of today at about 3:00 am.
As tributes kept pouring in online and social media after the nation’s football icon died, English Premier League side, Chelsea Football Club, took to their official twitter page to pay tribute to the legendary tactician.



“All at CFC are saddened to hear of former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi’s death. He worked with Mikel & Victor Moses,” the club said on twitter.
According to Frank Ilaboya, the Chairman of the Edo State Football Association (EFA), it was confirmed on Wednesday that the remains of Keshi had been moved to a privately-owned mortuary, Faith Mediplex, located on the Benin Airport road in the Edo State capital.
Keshi is survived by four children and his aged mother.