Ogun SWAN mourns, says late Keshi gave leadership meaning

By Ahmed Shobiye, Abeokuta

The leadership of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Ogun State has reacted to the death of a former coach and captain of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, saying he (the deceased) gave leadership a new meaning.

Chairman of the association, Mr. Hakeem Akintunde in a statement he issued on Wednesday stated that Keshi’s leadership gave new meaning to captainship of the national team.

According to Akintunde, “His exemplary leadership as a manager led to unsung heroes lifting The Cup of Nations three years ago under him as a coach. Now that this has gone with him his good works live on.

He added that Keshi will always be remembered as a leader who was nicknamed the big boss as a player and lived that dream by lifting AFCON as coach nineteen years after.


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