Super Eagles’ former coach, Keshi, loses wife
Super Eagles’ former captain and coach, Stephen Keshi, has lost his wife, Kate, in the United States .
A statement from Keshi’s representative, Emmanuel Ado, revealed that Mrs. Kate Keshi, has been battling with cancer.
“With gratitude to God, the family of Mr. Stephen Okechukwu Keshi announces the death of our wife, mother, daughter and sister, Mrs. Kate Keshi nee Abureme. She died in the United States of America. She has in the last three years battled with cancer. She gave a good fight until she finally succumbed yesterday,” the statement on Wednesday revealed.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has already condoled Keshi on the passing away of his wife.
NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, described the incident as “devastating” and “a tragedy.”
“This is devastating. To lose a spouse is the equivalent of a tragedy. I pray that Almighty God will give you and the children the fortitude to bear this huge loss.
“Keshi is a Nigerian hero and we mourn deeply with him at this time. This has come like a big blow, but we pray that he receives divine strength to cope with the situation, and we also pray that the Almighty God will grant the departed eternal rest,” Pinnick said on the official website of the NFF.