#NigeriaRememberKeshi Twitter remembers Nigeria great Stephen Keshi


Exactly a year ago, former Super Eagles captain and coach Stephen Keshi passed away,  at the age of 54.

And Nigerians have been remembering the defender who led the country to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

Goal Nigeria launched the hashtag #NigeriaRememberKeshi on Wednesday for fans to celebrate the icon with their warmest memories.

Below are selected tweets:

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Today we remember our Legend. Forever thankful for what you did for Nigeria and me. R.I.P Stephen Keshi 😢

A leader who defended his fatherland till death. A legend like no other – Take a bow for Stephen Keshi! 🙏

defended his fatherland to d last. Kind n passionate . rip d big boss.

That world cup encounter against Argentina. Even though we lost, Keshi and Musa were our heroes.

The come back against Libya at d 2014 CHAN was just awesome. 4rm 3goals down to win 4-3 was too unique. Continue 2 rip