According to a statement from the family “Stephen Keshi CON has gone to be with his wife”. His wife of 35 years died Dec 2015.
He won the AFCON for Nigeria as a Player in Tubisia 1994 repeating the feat as a coach in South Africa 2013 becoming only second person to win as player and coach.
“He was not ill at all, never showed any signs of illness, but we suspect he never got over the death of his wife,” a friend said.
He is survived by four children and his mother