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Super Eagles set to win the AFCON title for the deceased fans

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to win the ongoing AFCON title in honour of the the deceased fans. Coach Jose Peseiro and his boys had on Thursday paid tribute to those who died while watching the Wednesday AFCON semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa.

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“Yesterday we lost four good Nigerians because of the game and hold a minute silence ….they need our support right now and Insha Allah on Sunday we are going to lift that trophy for them.” The Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, said in a short video while calling for support for the deceased families.

No fewer than four persons died, Wednesday night while watching the semi-final match of which one was a former Executive Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Cairo Ojougboh,

A short prayer led by a member of the Super Eagles squad, Chidozie Awaziem also followed the tribute where the 27-year-old central defender who plays for Primeira Liga club Boavista asked for God’s protection of Nigerians who will watch the Sunday’s final between them and hosts Côte d’Ivoire.

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