The Super Eagles have held a one-minute silence for those who lost their lives in the semi-final match between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Wednesday.
In a video circulating online, the Super Eagles were seen praying for the repose of the departed souls.
No fewer than four persons died, Wednesday night while watching the semi-final match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cote D’Ivoire.
They include a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh; Deputy Bursar, Kwara State University, Malete, Ayuba Abdullahi, and a corps member serving in Adamawa State, simply identified as Samuel.
Anambra-born businessman, Osondu Nwoye, based in Cote d’Ivoire, was also reported to have collapsed inside the stadium, while watching the match and died later in hospital.