Fan Collapses After U-23 Eagles Crashed Out Of 2024 Paris Olympic Qualification
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By Our Correspondent
A fan of the Nigeria U-23 national team, the Olympic Eagles reportedly slumped few minutes after the final whistle was blown as the team lost 2-0 to Guinea in their final qualifying match on Tuesday.
The fan whose identify was not readily disclosed, is said to be diabetic and has occasional Blood Pressure related issues.
“It was like a film, this is my first time of witnessing a man slumping without being hit by anything,” an eyewitness identifiable as Chuwkuemeka was quoted.
“I was few metres away from the man, taking my drink, when people started shouting and I rushed to the place,”
Coach Salisu Yusuf failed for the umpteenth time to qualify Nigeria for several tournaments within months
He failed to qualify the home based Super Eagles to the 2022 Africa Nations Championship, CHAN; Failed to qualify the U-23 for the 2023 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco which olds later in the year and also was found wanting in taking the Olympic Eagles to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.