How Cairo Ojuogboh Died While Watching Super Eagles vs South Africa


News Investigators/ A former member of the House of Representatives and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, Cairo Ojuogboh is dead.

Mr. Ojuogboh reportedly collapsed and died on Wednesday while watching the semi final match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

The late Ojougboh who was a former Executive Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was a football enthusiasts.

He was said to have collapsed and died immediately South Africa scored the equaliser against Nigeria.

Nigeria’s captain, William Ekong, had earlier scored a penalty for the Super Eagles in the 67th minute of the game.

A dramatic twist of event saw Victor Osimhen’s celebrations cut short in the 86th minute after scoring what would have been Nigeria’s 2nd goal.

But a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) review resulted in a penalty against Super Eagles after Alhassan Yusuf had fouled a player in his goal area.

Bafana Bafana’s Teboho Mokoena, sent goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali to the wrong side to even the score in the 88th minute.

It was gathered that Mr. Ojuogboh slumped immediately after Mokoena scored the penalty kick. Attempts to revive him proved abortive.

The remains of the Delta APC chieftain have been deposited at the Garki Hospital mortuary in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.


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