In a shocking and disturbing turn of events that unfolded during the recently held AFCON semi-final match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, three more Nigerians reportedly died while watching on Wednesday evening.
The much-anticipated and gripping AFCON football game between Nigeria and South Africa left four Nigerian men dead
Prominent Politician Dr. Cairo Ojougboh Collapses During Critical Match Moment
Yesterday, reports surfaced indicating that Nigerian politician Dr Cairo Ojougboh passed away while watching the semi-final football game between South Africa and Nigeria on Wednesday night.
According to sources, the incident occurred when a penalty was awarded against Nigeria. Dr. Cairo Ojougboh reportedly screamed and then collapsed after Bafana Bafana scored against Nigeria.
“The incident happened when the penalty was awarded against Nigeria. Dr Ojougboh was said to have shouted and slumped due to a massive heart attack when SA scored,” the source revealed.
Dr. Cairo Ojougboh was a former member of the House of Representatives, representing the Ika Federal Constituency in Delta State. Additionally, he held the position of a chieftain within the All Progressives Congress
Three More Nigerians Die While Watching AFCON Game
New reports have emerged, revealing that three more Nigerian men died on Wednesday night while watching the AFCON semi-finals game.
Among them was Nigerian businessman Chief Osondu Nwoye, the CEO of Groupe Auto Promotion, who reportedly collapsed after a goal was canceled.
Additionally, Nigerian University Staff Alhaji Ayuba Abdullahi, Deputy Bursar of KWASU, and Nigerian graduate and Corps member Samuel also passed away while watching the game
Social Media Reacts: Theories and Speculations Surrounding AFCON Deaths
The sudden untimely death of the four Nigerian men while watching the AFCON game has ignited a flurry of reactions on social media. While some users found it odd that they all passed away during the football game, others opined that the deceased might have had underlying health issues.
Conversely, some suspect juju and witchcraft were at play, arguing that the four deceased were used as human sacrifices for Nigeria to beat South Africa.
Here are some of the reactions;
As a South African now, I get it; this match meant a lot to Nigerians, I wonder, if we won that game, what would’ve happened? That win saved lot of lives!!! May their souls rest in peace!! 🙏🏼🙏🏼
Nigerian wizards were very busy hehh
A number of people died watching the Nigeria vs. South Africa match.
One of the fastest ways for someone with High Blood Pressure to die is to watch intense matches.
It’s about time we go for hospital checkups routinely
So Thobejane wasn’t playing when he said football will kill you and he meant real death
But nonetheless RIP Sir
I guess Nigerians should thank Mudau for that squandered chance or else alot of Nigerians would’ve died
Nigerians sacrificed all these people to win the match. I wonder how many will go on Sunday