Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, the Immediate past president of Nigeria, paid tribute to former Super Eagles Coach and defender, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi on Friday.
Keshi passed on early hours of Wednesday, reportedly citing heart related diseases.
It will be recall that Keshi won the 2013 edition of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON, when Jonathan was the president of the Country.
Jonathan paid his tribute via his twitter handle @GEJonathan on Friday.
He said, “I was Nigeria’s leader when Stephen Keshi led our team to win AFCON and I testify that we couldn’t have done it without him. Adieu Keshi.”
The former President has now joined other leaders and sports-loving people all over the world to pay tribute to the football legend who was among the few that achieved the feat of winning the AFCON as a player and a coach.