Popular Nigerian actor and self-ordained pastor, Yul Edochie is facing heavy criticism after his first prophecy about the outcome of the AFCON finals between Nigeria and Ivory Coast turned out to be false.
NewsClick Nigeria reports that the highly anticipated match, held yesterday, ended with Ivory Coast securing victory over Nigeria with a score of two goals to one.
Yul Edochie had boldly predicted that Nigeria would emerge victorious without the match going into a penalty shootout.
In a statement prior to the game, he confidently proclaimed, “Today’s game will not get to penalty shootout. Nigeria will defeat Ivory Coast comfortably.”
However, contrary to his prophecy, the Nigerian team fell short of victory as Ivory Coast won the match with a 2-1 score.
Following the unexpected outcome, netizens took to social media to express their disappointment and frustration, directing their ire at Yul Edochie for his inaccurate prediction.
The actor’s false prophecy sparked a wave of criticism, with many questioning his credibility as a pastor.
Social media were flooded with comments berating Yul Edochie for the inaccurate prediction, and memes mocking his failed prophecy quickly circulated online.
succi_collections said: “Oga we nor need your prophecy abeg”
empressfrancisada said: “Your first prophesy na f.uc.kup”
official queendee said: “And then what should we think now. For the second time you have prophesied lies”
blitzfoodstore_more said: “Prophet sir,you didn’t fire prayer well”
hairbyfirstlady said: “Ride on son of man”
iam_baronbilly said: “With due respect sir close down ur church”
bisholak said: “Yul stop mocking God. Anything you put your hands and mouth on lately does not progress. You said South Africa will surprise Nigeria and it’s the opposite and now you predict for Nigeria look at the outcome.”
officialexnel said: “Man of God pls delete delete delete”