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AFCON: Adamawa corps member reportedly slumps and dies while watching Super Eagles vs Bafana Bafana match

Super Eagles vs Bafana Bafana match

A serving member of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), simply identified as Samuel, slumped and died while watching Nigeria’s Super Eagles clash with South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.

According to the Nigerian Tribune, an eyewitness said that the corps member serving in Adamawa State died before the last shootout that progressed Nigeria to the final of the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

“We lost one Nigerian a few minutes ago during our victory celebration over South Africa today at our Sports Viewing Center (SVC) here in Numan,” the witness said.

“The Corps member who is serving in numan from Kaduna has fainted before the kick-off of the winning goal.

“He died before they could reach the hospital in Numan, may his soul rest in peace.”

The NYSC Coordinator in Adamawa state, Mr. Jingi Dennis, confirmed the sad incident in a telephone conversation with the publication.

“l have received the news of his death last night, I hope to have more details today,” he said.

“According to his colleagues who went with him to watch the match, the late corps member told them that he doesn’t like watching penalty shootout, he then bowed his head and all of a sudden he collapsed.”

“He was confirmed dead at the General Hospital in Numan by the Doctor.”

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