identified as Joseph Oloruntoju, slumped and died on Saturday after
watching the Nation’s Cup qualifier between Nigeria and the Bafana
Bafana of South Africa.
from the army as a sergeant, reportedly left his residence at Ajipowo
area of Akure and went to the Owena Army Barracks to watch the match
along with his friends.
ardent lover of Nigerian football, adding that he slumped shortly after
the Eagles conceded the second goal.
Artillery Brigade of the Nigeria Army, Akure, Captain Ojo Adelegan, who
confirmed the incident, said the man slumped in the barracks, but was
not while watching football in the barracks.
pressure was overshot. It was while our doctors were saving his life
that he gave up the ghost. “