Exactly a year ago, former Super Eagles captain and coach Stephen Keshi passed away, at the age of 54.
And Nigerians have been remembering the defender who led the country to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.
Goal Nigeria launched the hashtag #NigeriaRememberKeshi on Wednesday for fans to celebrate the icon with their warmest memories.
Below are selected tweets:
#NigeriaRememberKeshi defended his fatherland to d last. Kind n passionate . rip d big boss.— Veveeluv (@Veveeluv) June 7, 2017
That world cup encounter against Argentina. Even though we lost, Keshi and Musa were our heroes. #NigeriaRememberKeshi— Fauzuddeen Mahmoud (@M_Fauzuddeen) June 7, 2017
A legend who believed in our home based players. #NigeriaRememberKeshi— Philip Ogundiran (@I_am_Philippy) June 7, 2017
#NigeriaRememberKeshi The come back against Libya at d 2014 CHAN was just awesome. 4rm 3goals down to win 4-3 was too unique. Continue 2 rip— Asiwaju cephas (@cephas_asiwaju) June 7, 2017
Rest on big boss #NigeriaRememberKeshi— Okafor Paul (@Inskriptionz) June 7, 2017