As sympathizers visited the residence of the former Super Eagles captain and coach Stephen Keshi who passed away on June 8, 2017, touching and emotional messages were expressed to console members of the family.
Torrents of messages were penned-down in the condolence register for the late player, with many not finding the exact word to describe the sudden demise of the late player who was said to have complained of a leg ailment.
NAIJ.com was at the late legend's home on June 9, 2016, as dignitaries from all and sundry also besieged the home to pay their final respect.
Sadly, Amodu Shuaibu who was at the home of the late player for his final respect on June 8, 2016 also passed away two days later.
Below are ten emotional messages for late Stephen Keshi
1. Amodu Shuaibu (Former Super Eagles coach)
The ‘Big Boss’ you lived a good life, ran a good race. Adieu my brother.
2. Austin Eguavoen (Former team-mate and Super Eagles handler)
Hard to believe you are gone, rest in peace.
3. Frank Ilaboya (Chairman Edo state football association)
RIP the ‘Big Boss’.
4. Godwin Obaseki (Edo state governor)
Big Boss, I can’t believe that you left us so suddenly. God knows best. Rest in peace.
5. Amaju Melvin Pinnick (NFF President)
Rest in the bosom of Abraham my brother.
6. Chief Tonobok Okowa
You are good and loving. It is a sad news that you have left us so soon. We will always miss you. Your soul will rest in perfect peace in Jesus name.
7. National Association of Nigerian Professional Footballers
The ‘Big Boss’, your death came as a shock to the entire world not just Nigeria. We have lost a leader Big Boss’. The football world has lost an ICON, a true philosopher of the game of football.
We the National Association of Nigerian Professional Footballers will surely miss your fatherly advice and contribution to the growth and change we all need to stabilize the union. ‘Big Boss’, Rest in peace.
8 Edema Fuludu (Former team-mate)
Skippo for life. Gallant warrior, Adieu!
9. Osagie Ize-Iyamu (Former Edo state PDP governorship aspirant)
My brother my friend. A great Nigerian, a patriot, coach, footballer e.t.c. You were a gentle man whose life inspired so many. How sad that you passed –away when so many needed your counsel and encouragement. We thank God for your life and pray that God grant you eternal rest. Adieu.
10. Rev. prof V.I. Iyawe
You served your generation and left a lasting legacy. A HERO!
NAIJ.com caught up with Eboka, the nephew of the late legend.