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Former Nigeria captain and coach Stephen Keshi Dies at 54 Former Nigeria captain and coach Stephen Keshi Dies at 54

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Former Nigeria captain and coach Stephen Keshi Dies at 54

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‘Big Boss’ reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest in the early hours of this morning. He was 54.

Keshi was one of only two people to have won the Africa Cup of Nations as a player and a coach – Mahmoud El-Gohary of Egypt being the other.

As a player he had won 64 caps playing the Super Eagles as a central defender.

Up until last week he was linked with the Orlando Pirates job, though he subsequently denied those rumours.keshi

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Ghanaian player mysteriously dies in a pool

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We can confirm that Niger-Based Ghanaian midfielder Salifu Okocha is reported to have passed after diving into a pool after a league game.

Salifu Yassana Okocha who plays for Nigerien side SA Fan is believed to have crashed his head on the concrete floor of the swimming pool after diving in it.

Reports are that Salifu Okocha died instantly after diving into a pool while he was with his team mates in Niger.

According to a friend of Okocha Hackman Abraham who confirmed the story, Okocha died instantly after diving in the pool.

Okocha was a member of the Nania FC side that won the MTN FA Cup in 2011 by beating Asante Kotoko in the final.

He also played for Wa All Stars and Tamale Utrecht Academy .

He hails from Sandema, in the Upper East Region of Ghana.

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Ghanasoccernet.com

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