According to the former Super Eagles team coordinator, Emmanuel Attah, Keshi’s wife died early on Thursday morning.
He wrote on his Facebook wall: “A very sad day for me. Received early this morning the news of the death in far away USA, of the woman I fondly call my mummy. The wife of the coach I so love and worked with in the Super Eagles, the big Boss Stephen Keshi, Simply unbelievable, its like a dream.
“But who are we mortals to question God’s will, for he alone lives forever. Rest in Peace mummy. My big Boss, its a big loss to we all, be consoled and take heart. She was so passionate about the National Team and always praying for us to succeed.”
53 year old Keshi married his wife at the age of 21.
According to a source close to Naij.com, Keshi lost his wife to cancer. She has been nursing cancer for almost 10years