President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Nigerian footballl has lost a great sportsman with the death of a former Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi.
President Buhari on his official Twitter handle, @NGRPresident, said he was with the family and entire Nigerians on the death of the erstwhile Super Eagle Coach.
The President said, “Nigeria today lost a great sportsman, football player, coach and citizen.
Buhari, who is on 10-day sick leave to the UK, said: “President Buhari commiserates with the family of the late Stephen Keshi, and with the entire country, on his untimely passing.
“Nigerian football will not be the same without Stephen Keshi. He gave this country his all. May his soul rest in peace.”