- Authorities in Lagos have issued a health advisory to residents of the state hours to the AFCON final between Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire.
- Legit.ng reports that while several people died while watching the Nigeria versus South Africa knockout match on television, a billionaire reportedly passed away in Ivory Coast
- Multiple reports noted continental deaths attributed to cardiac arrest or other unexplained sudden death while watching (or shortly after viewing) the Nigeria versus South Africa semifinal AFCON 2023 match
Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering sports and football.
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – The Lagos state ministry of health has advised Lagosians to prioritise their health as the Super Eagles of Nigeria take on the Elephants of Côte d’Ivoire on Sunday, February 11.
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