Tragic! 30 People Die In Viewing Centre In Cross River State

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Tragic! 30 People Die In Viewing Centre In Cross River State - World News

Many Nigerians are fans of one football club or the other.


We love football in Nigeria. From supporting our national teams to clubs in the domestic league, Nigerians don’t joke with their football. Even football clubs in Europe have many fans here in Nigeria.


Nigerian football fans

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Tragedy struck yesterday in Nyagasang area of Calabar when a high tension electricity wire fell on a viewing centre made from metal sheet roofing material.


Calabar Viewing Centre Mishap 1

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More than 30 football fans who had gone to watch the Europa Football League match between Manchester United and Anderlecht died. And several people sustained varying degrees of injuries.


Calabar Viewing Centre Mishap

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Condolence messages poured from Nigerians including the governor of Cross River state, Dr Ayade who sympathised with the family and friends of the deceased.




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