AFCON: Super Eagles mourn fans’ deaths during semi-finals


Super Eagles of Nigeria, on Thursday, expressed their condolences for the fans who lost their lives during the semi-finals of the ongoing African Cup of Nations.

At least five individuals lost their lives while watching the match between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Wednesday.

The Super Eagles, while mourning the fans via its X handle wrote, “During our semi-final match, we tragically lost few supporters.

“In a cruel twist of fate, their fervent passion for the beautiful game unwittingly led them to their final moments as the Nigeria vs South Africa match unfolded, they were lost in the thrill of the game, unaware of the looming danger.”