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Nigeria vs Ghana: Confusion as CAF doctor collapses, dies after fans invaded MKO Abiola Stadium

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Confusion has surrounded the demise of Confederation of Africa Football’s doping doctor, Dr. Joseph Kabungo.

Kabungo, a Zambian medical practitioner, became acknowledged to acquire died rapidly after Ghana stopped Nigeria from qualifying for the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday.

There are reports that Kabungo died as a result of the stampede that came about at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja earlier than the graduation of the match.

Nevertheless, one other story blamed fans’ invasion of the pitch after the match for the doctor’s demise.

It became furthermore reported that the doctor suffered a cardiac arrest.

Neither officials of the Nigeria Football Federation nor CAF acquire confirmed the trigger of the doctor’s demise.

Right here is as efforts to reach the officials proved abortive as of the time of submitting this document.

British-Nigerian journalist, Osasu Obayiuwana, tweeted that the doctor’s demise became confirmed after he became rushed to the sanatorium.

It became learnt that Kabungo’s family, the Zambia FA and the Authorities of Zambia had been suggested.

Osasu tweeted, “Unhappy news: I realize that an legitimate for the

@NGSuperEagles vs @GhanaBlackstars

match (now now not a referee or assistant referee) died in #Abuja at the present time.

“His title is Dr Joseph Kabungo from Zambia. He became on responsibility as Doping officer. He collapsed and died. Motive in the aid of demise now now not confirmed yet. His family, the Zambia FA and the govt. of Zambia had been duly suggested.

“If the demise of #Zambian doctor Dr Joseph Kabungo at the #Abuja stadium became induced by being attacked by the #Nigerian fans who invaded the pitch, after the @NGSuperEagles lost the

@FIFAWorldCup ticket to @GhanaBlackstars

, @thenff would be in gruesome peril with @FIFAcom.”

A Ghanaian sports activities journalist, Collins Poku, who became furthermore at the venue of the match, alleged that the doctor became overwhelmed to demise.

While replying Osasu’s tweet, he posted, “They beat him, he fell and as well they throded on him. He lost consciousness became rushed to an ambulance nearer to the Ghana dressing for CPR. The whole Ghanaian contingent watched on as resuscitation makes an attempt had been made with oxygen veil. He became taken to sanatorium later and now this. Unhappy.”

In the period in-between, a sports activities expert, Saddick Adams, claimed Kabungo had a cardiac arrest.

He tweeted, “A authentic CAF provide tells me the demise of the CAF Scientific officer at the Moshood Abiola stadium final night became NOT associated to the crowd violence.”

A document sent to the CAF staff by the Game Buy a watch on Department became quoted as reading in portion, “Kabungo had a cardiac arrest when strolling in direction of the staff dressing rooms and collapsed on the floor.

“Each and each staff doctors and various medical personnel administered CPR on him nevertheless after a while he became taken to sanatorium and that’s when the gruesome news became confirmed.”

The deceased, a feeble Mufulira Wanderers goalkeeper, furthermore as soon as served as Chongwe and Siavonga District Chief Health Scientific Officer.

At UNZA his mates fondly known as him, “Walter Zenga” after the Italian astronomical goalie.

The PUNCH had reported that Nigeria didn’t qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals billed for Qatar after the Big Eagles might maybe maybe only blueprint 1-1 with the Dark Stars of Ghana on Tuesday.

The blueprint in this home leg of the qualifying rivals’s playoff round came quick of serving to Nigeria’s pursuit of a seventh mundial look.

Either aspect had drawn goalless on Friday in the outlet leg at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.

The Big Eagles had then wished an outright preserve at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

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