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CAF Official Dies Following Stampede After Ghana Versus Nigeria Game in Abuja

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A CAF official has lost his life following the violence that erupted after the Ghana versus Nigeria game in Abuja Dr. Joseph Kabungo was CAF’s Doping Officer for the second leg of the World Cup play-off between the West African rivals The Black Stars of Ghana drew 1-1 with the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Moshood Abiola stadium to qualify for the tournament in Qatar The Confederation of African Football’s Doping Officer for the game between Ghana and Nigeria, Dr. Joseph Kabungo has died after violence erupted at the end of the match in Abuja.


Dr Joseph Kabungo, a Zambian medical practitioner, is reported that have lost consciousness after he was beaten and stepped on as fans try to make their way out of the stadium due to a stampede.

In a post on Twitter by British-Nigerian journalist Osasu Obayiuwana, his death was confirmed after he was rushed to the hospital.

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