By Olusegun Folarin
A 43-year-old man, Mr Mikail Osundiji has reportedly died while watching the semi-final football match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Abeokuta.
Osundiji had allegedly went into shock and died on Wednesday evening while watching the match at a public football viewing centre in the Olomoore area of Abeokuta.
The father of two reportedly died when the central referee nullified Nigeria’s second goal against South Africa, scored by Victor Osimhen.
An elder sister to the deceased, Mrs. Adetunji Nofisat, who confirmed the incident told Journalists that remains of the deceased had been buried on according to the Islamic rites.
Lamenting the death of his younger brother, Mrs Nofisat appealed to the state governor, Dapo Abiodun to come to the assistance of the family, particularly through scholarships to enable the children left behind to complete their education, up to the university level.