By Ike A.Offor (compiler)
Former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, was buried today, 29th of July in his home town of Illah, Delta State.
Keshi died of cardiac arrest on June 8 at the age of 54, months after the demise of his wife Kate, Goal reports.
A novelty match graced by his former teammates was played at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, shortly after a requiem mass at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Benin City, on Thursday.
On Friday, his corpse was taken to the Ogbelani Palace for traditional rites as a palace chief, while lying-in-state followed at his home in Ukpologwu quarters, Illah.
Arrival of the hearse with the casket
Funeral home personeel with their music procession
Arrival of the casket at Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta state
Lying in state at Stephen Keshi studium in Asaba, Delta state
Arrival of the casket at deceased home
Casket at the church during requiem
Casket in the church during requiem mass
Keshi’s children and son in-law
Rev. father delivering prayers for the deceased
Stephen keshi’s children and son in-law
Stephen Keshi Junior delivery Bible reading during requiem mass