The former coach of the Super Eagles team, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, is dead, TheCable newspaper has reported. He was 54.
According to the paper, the death of the former international was confirmed by his relatives and close associates.
Mr. Keshi had lost his wife of 33 years, Kate, to cancer last year.
“He was not ill at all, never showed any signs of illness, but we suspect he never got over the death of his wife,” TheCable quoted one of his friends, whose name was not given, as saying.