Google Honours Stephen Keshi With Doodle

In celebration of the life and achievement of the late Nigerian coach and football player, Stephen Keshi, search engine giant Google has honoured him with a doodle on its search engine page for Nigerian loggers. This is coming on Keshi’s 56th birthday. 


The late technical adviser of the Nigerian national team on died on the 7th of June, 2016 in Benin. Before his death, Keshi captained the super eagles to victory at the 1994 African nations cup held in Tunisia and he was also a member of the nation team at the 1994 FIFA World Cup held in the US.

Keshi became popular as a coach after he qualifying the Togolese national team for their first and only FIFA World Cup appearance in its history back in 2006. In 2011, he took the coaching job of the Nigeria’s Super Eagles where he became one of only two persons, along with Egypt’s Mahmoud El-Gohary, to have won the Africa Cup of Nations as both a player and a coach in 2013.

Stephen Keshi is famously known as the first African coach to successfully qualify two African nations (Nigeria and Togo) to the World Cup Finals. He is the second-most capped Nigerian football player with 60 caps for the Super eagles. He survived by four children. 

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