Live Photos From Stephen's Keshi Funeral Service In Benin City. See His Coffin.
Posted On 30/07/2016
Here are live photos from the funeral service for late Super Eagles Chief Coach, Stephen Keshi, which is currently holding at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 30 Airport Road, Benin City. The former international and Africa Cup of Nations winning player and coach, 54, suddenly died from cardiac arrest in the early hours of Wednesday, June 8 in Benin City.
His remains will be moved to the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, where a novelty match organized by his former teammates led by former Super Eagles captain and coach Austin Eguavoen will be staged in his honour. Afterwards, his corpse will depart for Asaba, the Delta State capital, where former Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan will recieve him at the stadium named after him on Nnebisi Road. Thereafter, his body will leave for Illah, his country home, where the Obi of Illah, His Royal Highness Obi Gbemudu with his high chiefs will recieve him. Moments later, a requiem mass will hold at St John Catholic Church before his remains will be moved to his residence for an hour-long lying-in-state for an hour and followed by an internment at the same venue.